Jim Bieri, ULI Michigan Advisory Board Member, Larson Center for Leadership Co-Chair, former District Council Co-Chair, and Principal of Stokas Bieri Real Estate, has been named a ULI Foundation Governor.
The ULI Foundation’s sole mission is to encourage charitable giving among ULI’s members and partners to support ULI programs and initiatives. By becoming a ULI Foundation Governor, ULI members make the commitment to embrace and sustain ULI’s mission—a cause that is transformative, profound, and shapes people’s lives. By supporting ULI, the ULI Foundation Governors support outcomes, and ULI’s ripple effect is tremendous—in terms of the millions of lives improved by the time volunteered and the money contributed.
Jim Bieri founded Bieri Company in 1976 in order to help both retail landlords and tenants successfully reach their real estate goals. Now Principal of Stokas Bieri Real Estate, Bieri provides a variety of services, from business expansion planning to project leasing for some of the world’s most renowned retailers.
He is a frequent speaker at retail real estate events and is often quoted in various retail and business publications. He holds the designation of International Council of Shopping Centers Senior Certified Leasing Specialist, and is a member of various professional, educational and civic organizations in addition to the Urban Land Institute. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Detroit Athletic Club and as Detroit Athletic Club Secretary, and is a member of the Country Club of Detroit. Bieri earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University and holds a law degree from the Detroit College of Law.