Prior to founding the forerunner firm to Westminster Capital in 1988, Mr. Lansing spent nine years with LaSalle Partners, becoming Senior Vice President and Founder of the Strategy Group. Clients included private family clients and companies such as Tribune Company, Hewlett-Packard, Ford Motor, 3M, Bristol-Myers, and Clorox. This work involved evaluation of real estate portfolios, formulation of corporate real estate strategy, formation of joint ventures, and overseeing acquisition/disposition activity. Several of these client assignments dealt with multi-billion dollar real estate portfolios. Before joining LaSalle Partners, he worked for The Fox Companies, a regional real estate development company in Philadelphia, and FMC Corporation in Chicago. Mr. Lansing was the Mayor of Lake Forest, Illinois, and served on the Zoning Board of Appeals, Chaired a City Planning Committee, and served as an Alderman on the Lake Forest City Council. Mr. Lansing is a Director Emeritus of Lake Forest Bank & Trust Company, having served on the Bank’s Credit and Risk Management Committees. He has a BA from Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Wharton School.