Barry R. Mandel
Chairman + CEO, Mandel Group Inc.
Barry Mandel is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mandel Group Inc. (MGI), an integrated real estate services firm with operations in development, construction, and property management. MGI’s primary focus is on urban in-fill and suburban/urban node luxury multifamily rental communities and mixed-use developments, as well as its Midwest Multi-family Acquisition Platform. MGI has developed and/or acquired over $1.5 billion of real estate since its inception. Prior to MGI, Mandel was managing residential partner for Trammell Crow Residential in Wisconsin and additionally responsible for operations in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He began his career as an attorney practicing tax, corporate, and real estate law in Kansas City, Missouri.
Mandel has been featured in numerous periodicals and has received several prestigious local awards for his contributions to development in Milwaukee. In 2016, Mandel and MGI received an award “for his commitment and support to make the Milwaukee Riverwalk a better place to live, work and play.” In 2018, MGI’s Milwaukee Riverwalk received the ULI Global Award for Excellence. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and past chair of the ULI Multifamily Gold and Green councils. Mandel is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and the National Multi-Housing Council. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Wisconsin and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.