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June 24, 2016

Richard Baron

Chairman, CEO, McCormack Baron Salazar Inc.

By Kirk Pinho

Headquarters: St. Louis

Years in commercial real estate: 43

Age: 73

Why he should be on your speed dial: Baron, a Detroit native, has worked on a pair of significant downtown and Midtown projects in the past year: the $65 million first phase of the Orleans Landing mixed-use project with 278 apartments along the Detroit River and the $28 million redevelopment of the former Strathmore Hotel into 129 apartments on West Alexandrine. Midtown Detroit Inc. is co-developer on The Strathmore.