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William A. Shiner
Founder and CEO

William A. Shiner graduated with a finance degree from the University of Illinois in 1977 and is a CPA. He received his J.D. from Kent College of Law in 1984.

The Shiner Group (formally Mid-Northern Equities, Ltd.) was founded in 1983 for the purpose of acquiring and developing real estate in the Midwest. The company, with Mr. Shiner acting as principal, has developed and owned over 4. 4 million square feet of retail, 100,000 square feet of office, and has acquired over 400 acres of land for development.

Mr. Shiner has completed projects in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and California. The Shiner Group is looking to expand into North Carolina.

From 1997 thru 2005, Mr. Shiner served on the Wilmette District #37 School Board, the last four years as President. He is active in many charitable endeavors, including University of Illinois Foundation, Children’s Memorial Hospital, MS Society among others. He resides with his wife, Jackie and their children, Meredith and Sam.

Shiner Group
3201 Old Glenview Road
Suite 301
Wilmette, IL 60091
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