Our Team

Professionals Serving the Needs of Tenants, Landlords, Sellers and Buyers.

Our focus on service has enabled us to build a solid foundation for continuing growth. With strict attention to detail, our team is committed to providing personal attention and a timely response to our clients’ needs.

Meet The Winston-Traitel Realty Team - Sherm_FreundSherman J. Freund - President

Sherman Freund, a graduate of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, holds a bachelor’s degree in education as well as a master’s degree in guidance and counseling. He’s currently president and associate broker of Winston-Traitel Realty where he manages day to day operations, and creates, produces and activates marketing procedures. Sherman has trained Sales Associates in Leasing and Sales and continues to manage commercial and industrial properties.

Sherman first joined Winston-Traitel Realty in 1965 as Treasure and an associate broker. Prior to returning to Winston-Traitel Realty in 1990, Sherman served as president of DFS, Inc. in Farmington Hills, Michigan and as president and associate broker of ICI Property Consultants in Southfield, Michigan.

At Orchards Children’s Service, he served as a Child Mediator. He’s a past member of South Oakland Board of Realtors, Detroit Board of Realtors, Commercial, Industrial Roundtable and Huron Alumni Association of Eastern Michigan University.

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Meet The Winston-Traitel Realty Team - Mark_Lusky_WEB-1Mark Lusky - Vice President

A graduate of Walsh College with a bachelor’s degree in business, Mark Lusky has been a licensed real estate agent for over 25 years and an associate broker for more than 15 years. His real estate career began at O’Riley Real Estate and after 2 years he left to join Winston Traitel Realty, Inc. In January of 2002, after being Top Producer the 2 previous years, Mark was promoted to Vice President of the company.

Mark has gained the respect of peers as an ethical, skilled practitioner, he is proficient in negotiating, structuring and delivering innovative solutions for complex real estate transactions. Mark’s largest transaction was the sale of a 455,000 square foot industrial building in Auburn Hills. Mark’s knowledge has helped many companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to small mom & pop companies in achieving their real estate goals for a total of hundreds of millions in real estate transaction value. Mark has been awarded the prestigious power broker award from CoStar for industrial real estate.

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Jeff Raitt

Jeff has been involved with commercial real estate since 2006. Over the years Jeff has gained considerable knowledge in the areas of leasing and investment sales. Jeff is a valuable asset to his clients, providing the market knowledge, and expertise his clients need when making sound real estate decisions. He has successfully represented both private and institutional real estate owners such as Hudson Advisors, Berkadia, GE Capital, Five Mile Capital and Torchlight Investors. He has also successfully completed many notable transactions with multinational corporations such as Magna International, Raytheon, Quest Diagnostics, Grammar Industries                                                                                          and Ally Financial.

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Meet The Winston-Traitel Realty Team - Dawn_2021_websiteDawn Lenderman

Dawn began her real estate career in 1997 as a residential agent. In 2011, Dawn began working with Winston-Traitel Realty, Inc. as Office Manager, where she performed a variety of functions, from sale and leasing contracts, property management details, to bookkeeping. In 2016, Dawn became a full-time property manager at WTL Management, LLC. Her understanding of the dynamics of real estate have aided in her ability to accomplish these tasks in an efficient manner and to help the company run smoothly on a daily basis.

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In her off time, Carmen enjoys shopping thrift stores for unusual items and giving new life with paint and detail. She also can be found spending time with family and friends.