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Allied District Properties
Allied District Properties (ADP) is a real estate partnership formed in 1994 to own, operate and reposition real estate assets. Currently, ADP owns over 550,000 sf of commercial real estate in Illinois, Washington, California and Florida. ADP also participates in joint venture real estate partnerships across the United States and South America. 

Ellis Goodman – Chairman
From 1982 to 1998, Ellis Goodman was Chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Barton, Inc., a major producer, importer and distributor of distilled spirits and beers. Ellis sold Barton in 1993 to Canandaigua (now Constellation Brands) and subsequently formed and founded ADP in 1994. Since then, Ellis has overseen all aspects of the real estate business including its expansion into international real estate ventures. 


Paul Goodman – President
Over the past decade, Paul has contributed to the success and growth of ADP. His responsibilities include evaluating new property acquisitions and managing, leasing and financing ADP’s real estate. Paul oversees the construction of ADP’s redevelopment projects and tenant buildouts and was instrumental in the significant transformation of El Paseo Square into a fully leased Class A shopping center.  Prior to joining ADP, Paul held a variety of positions, including at the City of Chicago and Arthur Andersen. Paul remains principal at Kingfisher Group, a brownfield redevelopment firm. Paul holds a B.A. in Political Science from Lake Forest College and an M.A. in Environmental Science from Boston University. Paul is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is pursuing his Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) designation.  


Cathy Green - Vice President
For the past fifteen years, Cathy has participated in the managing, leasing and insuring of ADP’s real estate. She has refinanced debt, actively negotiated buyouts and assignments and participated in the dispositions, acquisitions and redevelopment of ADP’s real estate. Prior to her employment at ADP, Cathy was a nine year employee of Deloitte and Touche, LLP, leaving as Senior Manager in the tax department. She received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Marquette University and her Master’s in Taxation from DePaul University. Cathy is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and currently serves on the Board of Directors of CODA Gallery in Palm Desert, California.  


Doerthe Erdbeer

As the newest addition to the team Doerthe serves as the Office Manager at Allied District Properties. She is managing the office and also assists with bookkeeping and property management. Prior to her employment at ADP Doerthe was the Director of Operations at a local Not-For-Profit.