Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Neil Bluhm

Managing Principal, Walton Street Capital LLC; Founder and President, JMB Realty Corp.

Neil Bluhm is Managing Principal at Walton Street Capital LLC and a Founder and President of JMB Realty Corp. Walton Street Capital invests in real estate in partnerships with institutional investors and sophisticated individuals. JMB Realty Corporation, along with its associated entities, is engaged in real estate investment and development, and owns luxury hotels, office buildings and mixed-use projects, as well as Kaanapali Land LLC, which owns and develops land in Hawaii. Bluhm also develops and operates casinos in Niagara Falls, Canada; Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Penn.; Vicksburg, Miss.; and Des Plaines, Ill. He is also an investor in hedge funds and distressed securities. Bluhm is a trustee at Northwestern University, serves on a number of boards and is president of the board of trustees of the Whitney Museum of American Art. He holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and a law degree from Northwestern University Law School.

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