Richie Stein honored by "Spirit of Life" Award

21 years ago this year, a group of construction and real estate professionals came together to fund City of Hope and the search for a cure for cancer, diabetes and life-threatening illness. Since that time, the Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council for City of Hope has grown to include representatives from all levels of the industry. Each year, the industry group comes together to a gala dinner where the Spirit of Life® Award is award to an industry leader.

The Spirit of Life® Award is City of Hope's most prestigious honor. Along with celebrating City of Hope's Centennial, this year's award will be presented to Richard Stein on • Tuesday, November 4 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago. The Spirit of Life® Award Dinner offers industry professionals a unique combination of networking, socializing, and honoring an important business leader all while raising money for a worthy cause.

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Shifting Gears to Focus on a Boston Area Project

Nearly 18 years after selling his real estate company to Mesirow Financial Holdings, Richard “Richie” Stein is leaving the firm to concentrate on a large development near Boston.

Stein will leave Chicago-based Mesirow, where he is a senior managing director, at the end of the year, according to memos sent to employees by Stein and CEO Richard Price. He's leaving to focus on a 2.3 million-square-foot mixed-use project in Somerville, Mass., just north of Boston.

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