Our Team

  • ZAC PONSKY

    Partner, Midwest Development Partners LLC
    Ponsky headshot

    INTRODUCTION At Midwest Development Partners, Embassy Ventures and EZ Capital, Zac Ponsky has investment management responsibilities. In this role, Zac is charged with oversight of acquisitions, development, repositioning assets and equity partnerships. Zac is an immediate past board member for Coldwell Banker Hunter Realty, Chairman of the Board for Medworks, Executive Director for MobileMed One Foundation and Board member of Medwish International In addition, Zac recently concluded an executive education program at Harvard University in the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative,… Read More >

  • STEVE RUBIN

    Partner, Midwest Development Partners LLC
    Steve Rubin

    INTRODUCTION Mr. Rubin has over 35 years of experience in all phases of real estate acquisition and sales, development, leasing and management. Originally from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Mr. Rubin grew up in a family of real estate developers. At its height, The Rubin Companies, with offices in Washington DC, Boston and Richmond, developed and managed over 8 million square feet of retail, hotel and major urban and suburban office projects. When not actively involved as a partner in… Read More >

  • Elie Weiss

    Partner, Midwest Development Partners LLC
    Elie Weiss

    INTRODUCTION Elie Weiss started his professional career in 1991 trading over the counter derivative securities for Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust in New York and London. In 1994 Elie co-founded Orion Capital Management in London, a hedge fund dedicated to proprietary trading of international securities markets. Elie returned to his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio and joined Stark Enterprises in 1997 where he began his career as a real estate developer. While at Stark Enterprises, Elie became Executive Vice President of… Read More >