Why is William Micelli Listed on the Cook Co. Tax Records
As the Owner of Barack Obama’s Home?

5046 South Greenwood, Chicago Illinois

The blog, Strata-Sphere, has turned up some interesting information relating to Obama’s Chicago home.

Listed in the Cook County Records Property Tax Assessments as “owner” of Obama’s home isn’t the President-elect, nor his wife, but attorney William Miceli. The same attorney cited as a source by the Washington Post and Chicago Sun-Times regarding Obama’s ties to Tony Rezko. Miceli was Obama’s former supervisor at the Davis Law firm that represented Rezko.

5046 South Greenwood, Chicago Illinois

The Cook County property tax assessment information lists William Miceli as the “owner” of 5046 South Greenwood, the recording date, 6/21/2005, in the amount of $1,650,000. The borrower is listed as Northern Trust Company.

William Miceli is a partner at the Chicago law firm, Miner, Barnhill, and Galland, formerly Davis, Miner, Barnhill, and Galland, when Allison S. Davis headed the firm. Miceli’s website lists his current areas of expertise: “not-for-profit corporations, urban renewal transactions, federally qualified health centers, and social service organizations”. Obama was employed by the firm from 1993-2002 with Miceli as his supervisor.

In April, 2007, the Chicago Sun-Times interviewed Obama’s campaign about his relationship with Tony Rezko and Rezko’s company, Rezmar Corp.

According to the Sun-Times, Tony Rezko was a client of Obama’s firm and a “close personal friend” and “business partner” of Allison S. Davis. According to Obama and his campaign, Rezko was a longtime friend and campaign donor during Obama’s Congressional and Senate campaigns.

Central Woodlawn Project

The Sun-Times interview centered on a specific deal made by Rezmar, the Central Woodlawn Project, with Obama’s law firm handling the legal issues. The Sun-Times wanted to know who Obama reported to in his firm while working on the deal:

Sun-Times question: Please explain what legal work the senator performed on each of those Rezmar projects. I have a copy of a legal bill showing Sen. Obama worked on the Central Woodlawn project. Please include the number of hours he spent on each Rezmar deal, the dates he worked on those deals, and to whom he reported at the firm, whether that was Allison Davis and/or William Micelli.

What was the Obama campaign’s answer?

Continue reading: Obama’s Rezko Ties: Cook County Clerk’s Office Lists Attorney as Owner Of Obama Chicago Home

by LBG/Mondo
Source: Obama’s Rezko Ties: Cook County Clerk’s Office Lists Attorney as Owner Of Obama Chicago Home

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