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Ronald W. Weiss
737 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10021

Mr. Weiss has spent his entire career in real estate, REIT management, Real Estate Mutual Fund and Hedge Fund management, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development and finance, as a senior securities analyst at a major Wall Street Firm and Assistant General Legal Counsel.

As Chairman & CEO of Shearson Lehman Real Estate Corp. and at Shearson/ American Express, he originated and underwrote over 500 public and private placement venture capital, limited partnerships, real estate investment trusts and other corporate financings.

He served as a member of Shearson/Lehmans Venture Capital Commitment Committee. During this period he was Chairman and CEO of Shearson/Lehman Real Estate Corporation and Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Shearson/American Express.

He left Shearson to form his own broker/dealer; Ronald Whitman Weiss Financial, and later started a real estate subsidiary of Primerica Corporation, served as Legal Counsel and advised First Albany Corp. as a Vice President of investment banking and Senior REIT Analyst.

In 1997 he originated and became Chief Executive Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Spirit of America Family of Funds, which he grew to over $400,000,000.00 in two Real Estate and Value Funds. Both funds performed in the top 20% of their sectors and the Real Estate Fund performed in the top 2% of highest dividend paying funds in its sector. In addition, we raised over $900 million annually for non-traded publicly registered real estate investment trusts and other venture capital limited partnerships.

Founder and Chairman of Shearson/Lehman Real Estate Corp. and Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Shearson/Lehman American Express and predecessor companies, investment banking for real estate and venture capital public and private real estate investment trusts, limited partnerships and LLCs.
Director, of 34 Shearson/Lehman subsidiary companies, including The Balcor American Express Company. Financed over 500 real estate projects, debt and equity, public & private placement limited partnerships and other investment banking and venture capital transactions. Managed a staff of over 100 employees.

Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Associated Madison Corporation a subsidiary of Primerica Corporation (later Travelers Insurance Corp.) Investment banking financing, private placements, venture capital, alternative investments, equipment leasing, fund of funds, asset & portfolio management and hedge fund manager. In addition, he was Assistant General Legal Counsel.

Vice President and Senior REIT Analyst at First Albany Corporation. Prior to becoming Senior REIT analyst, I initiated the real estate investment banking division, which underwrote and financed real estate venture capital transactions real estate investment trusts (REITs) and private placement Limited Partnerships.

CEO & Fund Manager, Spirit of America Real Estate Fund & Spirit of America Value Fund. I grew the Real Estate & REIT mutual fund and separate Hedge fund to over $400 MM and the Value Fund to over $75 MM. In addition, we financed over $900 million annually in non-traded real estate investment trusts and other venture capital transactions.

Education and Licenses
B.S. in Economics, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
LLB and Juris Doctorate degrees from the Columbia University School of Law
I am admitted to practice law before the New York State Bar
And hold Series 7 and a Series 24 General Securities Principal Licenses
I am a licensed real estate and mortgage broker in New York State

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