Mike Levin

Founding Principal

Mike Levin has more than 35 years of leadership experience in real estate development. He has managed the successful completion of dozens of high-profile, large-scale projects, including regional malls, lifestyle centers, casinos, hotels and high-rise office buildings. His proven ability to work effectively with government and community groups ensures smooth project progress and well received end results.

Mike founded DMA in 2007 with Charles Porter and Martha Spatz. With his co-founders, Mike directs overall business strategy, oversees key management decisions, and is responsible for building and sustaining numerous client relationships.

Recent Work



Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady, NY
Riverwalk Casino and Hotel, Vicksburg, MS
SugarHouse Casino, Philadelphia, PA


Chico Mall, Chico, CA
Arbor Hills, Ann Arbor, MI
The Shops of Saddle Creek, Germantown, TN
Golden Square, São Paulo, Brazil
Centennial Regional Shopping Centers, Various Locations


Hotel Due Diligence Consulting, Various Locations


820 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL
Joule, Denver, CO


Corporate Office, Chicago, IL

Affiliations and Awards

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • The Greater North Michigan Avenue Association

Notable Past Projects*


Branson Landing, Branson, MO
Houston Galleria, Houston, TX


MGM Tower, Los Angeles, CA
Sun America Building, Los Angeles, CA


Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook, IL
Galleria at Roseville, Sacramento, CA
The Streets at Southpoint, Durham, NC


  • Master’s degree in City Planning - University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture - University of California-Berkley

Additional Experience

  • Urban Retail Properties - director of development and tenant coordination services
  • Barton Aschman Associates - vice president of planning

*Projects completed while at previous companies

Contact mike@dmassociates.com

Credentials & Affiliations