Michael W. Wells


Mike Wells serves as President of REI Investments, Inc., the manager of REI Real Estate Services, LLC. Over the past 25 years Mr. Wells has been involved in a number of significant real estate projects including the JW Marriott Hotel, Marriott Place, Circle City Mall, Wellpoint Operation Center, Emmis Communications Headquarters and the Indianapolis Marriott Hotel, all in downtown Indianapolis. Currently, REI has a number of hotels and multi-family projects under development in Indianapolis, Louisville, Kentucky and Austin, Texas.

In addition to his development activities, Mr. Wells manages the portfolio of real estate investments owned by REI Real Estate Partnership. These investments include 300 North Meridian in downtown Indianapolis, several parking garages and numerous suburban office buildings. REI currently has over $200 million of development projects ongoing.

Prior to his career with REI, Mr. Wells was a practicing attorney in Indianapolis, specializing in the real estate and tax-exempt financing area.

Mr. Wells graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indiana University and received a B.S. from Purdue University in Interdisciplinary Engineering. Community activities include serving as President of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, immediate past Chairman of the Indianapolis Zoo, Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Wells also serves on the Executive Committee of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and Building Owners and Managers Association and is a member of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Board of Directors and the American Pianists Association. Mr. Wells is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and alumnus of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership program.