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Mid-America’s Panovich honored for Lifetime Industry Leadership


Chicago — C. Michelle Panovich, principal and executive VP, Mid-America Asset Management will receive the Lifetime Industry Leadership Award at the 12th annual Real Estate Gala hosted by the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University. The event will take place on Nov. 7.

Christopher G. Kennedy, chairman of Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises, will keynote the event, which draws more than 400 attendees annually and benefits Roosevelt’s real estate program.

A senior operating partner with Mid-America, Panovich has more than 30 years of experience in real estate construction, development and management. She is responsible for the portfolio of properties managed by the company throughout the Midwest and has directed the redevelopment of Brickyard Mall in Chicago and now Deerbrook Mall in Deerfield. She has also carried out retail revitalization efforts in downtown LaGrange and Park Ridge.

The gala will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, starting at 5:30 p.m. Each year the gala is the premier real estate networking event of the year in Chicago with over 400 industry leaders in attendance. The event provides over half of the Institute's annual operating budget as well as support for named funds and scholarships.

Gala tickets are $500 per person. To register, please visit or call Latosha McKinney at 312-281-3269. Tables can be purchased for $5,000, $10,000 and higher. For more information on tables and sponsorships, please call Lauren Chill at 312.341-3849 or email her at [email protected].

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