NEWS RELEASE May 6, 2009

For more information, contact Kenn Entringer at 314/721-2828.

Professional Equities, Inc. Awarded

Accredited Management Organization® Designation

by the Institute of Real Estate Management


CHESTERFIELD, MO. - Professional Equities, Inc. (PEI), a real estate management, partnership and development company based in Chesterfield, has been awarded the Accredited Management Organization® designation by the international Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) trade group. PEI is one of only eight AMO-accredited firms in metro St. Louis.

Founded in 1969, Chesterfield-based PEI serves as general partner on multiple real estate limited partnerships for the benefit of private investors. It also manages 11 apartment complexes, three self-storage warehouse facilities and the Landings at Spirit Golf Course.

The company is led by Gregory Rives, president.

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Editor's note: Professional Equities, Inc. (PEI) is located at 18433 Edison Ave.,

Chesterfield, Mo. 63005. For more, www.proequity.com