CoStar'' s Individuals of Note (July 28).

The following companies announced workers moves today: Cousins Characteristics, NKF, Walker & & Dunlop, Chesapeake Real Estate Group, Nelson Mullins, Grant Thornton, Lee & & Associates, Foundry Commercial, GI Partners, ULI, and Timbercreek Financial.

It’s time to upgrade those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on substantial new CRE hires and promos. Today’s issue consists of the following markets: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Houston, Nashville, San Francisco, South Florida and Toronto.

Gellerstedt Succeeds Glover as Chairman of Cousins Residence By CoStar News Personnel

Atlanta-based Cousins Residences Inc.(NYSE: CUZ)executed a recognized succession strategy with CEO Larry Gellerstedt handling the extra role of chairman to be successful Taylor Glover, who will now act as lead independent director on the REIT’s board. Gellerstedt has actually been Cousins’ president and CEO since July 2009.

Cousins likewise promoted Colin Connolly to president and chief operating officer. He has functioned as executive vice president and COO since July 2016.

NKF Taps Senior Managing Director
in Atlanta By Bryce Meyers Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has actually hired Stephanie Marino as senior managing director in the company’s Atlanta workplace, rejoining previous colleagues Steve Morgan and Brett Hunsaker.

Marino signs up with NKF from Avison Young where she spent the last five years as a senior vice president with the office properties, health care and enterprise options groups. Previous stops in the 20-year industry veteran’s profession include director of renting at Grubb & & Ellis Management Provider prior to transitioning to CBRE where she invested 11 years in business services prior to Avison Young.CoStar’s Individuals of Note is published each Friday covering the current commercial property executive level promos and brand-new hires.Click on the heading of each article to leap to complete
coverage.Follow the news on Twitter @TheCoStarGroup and
@JSumner2. Send out brand-new executive works with and promostatements to [email protected]!.?.!. ATLANTA Worsham Selected Sr. Handling Director of NKF Hotel’s Investment Sales Group By Terrence Allen Newmark Knight Frank(NKF )broadened its service lines once again this time with an increase to its hospitality division. Keith Worsham will specialize in personalities, financial obligation funding and advisory services for hotel and leisure residential or commercial properties, in addition to golf courses and mixed-used possessions, as a senior handling director of the hotel investment sales group for NKF Hotels, the firm’s national hospitality advisory practice based in Atlanta.

Most recently, Worsham worked as senior director at Ten-X, a CRE disposition marketplace. Previously, the 25-year market veteran functioned as director of franchise sales and development for Accor Hotel’s Red Roof Inn and Cendant Corp., respectively.

Walker & Dunlop Expands Southeast Multifamily Financial investment Sales Practice By Terrence Allen

Walker & Dunlop(NYSE: WD)has named Elliot Howell managing director of Walker & Dunlop Financial investment Sales(WDIS )in Atlanta. In his new role, Howell will assist expand the origination and execution of multifamily investment sales in the Southeast US region.

Howell joins WDIS from Trammell Crow Residential where he acted as managing director. There, the 10-year market veteran was involved in multifamily property acquisition, financing, and advancement in the Southeast. Preceding TCR, Howell was directly associated with the underwriting and sale of more than $1.8 billion in transaction volume as a member of the multifamily capital markets group at JLL.

Chesapeake Real Estate Group Includes
Assistant Residential or commercial property Manager By Jeanine Kaminski

Chesapeake Real Estate Group has actually brought on John Crossen to assist strengthen its asset management platform as an assistant residential or commercial property supervisor.

Crossen will handle home management for industrial, workplace and retail area. He brings more than 5 years of experience to the company, previously operating at Towne Park and Verint Video Solutions.

Nelson Mullins Includes Business Realty Attorney By Esmeralda McKie

Susan Davis has actually signed up with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s workplace in Boston as the corporate group’s industrial property lawyer. In her role she will represent owners and investors in complicated realty transactions such as acquisitions, funding, sales and joint endeavors. Additionally, she will represent landlords and renters in business realty leasing matters.

Davis has many years of experience therapy on the acquisition of multifamily residential or commercial properties, most recently in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and New York. She has counseled on the acquisition, personality, funding and leasing of office and industrial residential or commercial properties in Massachusetts. Owners for downtown Boston in addition to suburban offices have utilized Davis for renting and financing transactions.

Grant Thornton Appoints National Handling Partner for CRHR Practice By Dillan Shifflett Grant Thornton LLP, the United States member firm of London-based Grant Thornton International and one of the biggest accounting and advisory companies in the U.S., has actually appointed Greg Ross nationwide managing partner of its Building, Property, Hospitality and Restaurants (CRHR) market practice, effective August 1st.

Ross has spent the last 15 years with Grant Thornton, most just recently heading up its CRHR practice in the Carolinas as a partner in the Charlotte workplace. He is also a sector leader for the company’s nationwide property practice. He will succeed Alvin Wade, who has directed Grant Thornton’s CRHR practice since 2009.

Hankla Joins Lee & Associates as a Director By

James Saris Lee & Associates broadened its commercial brokerage platform with the addition of Clint Hankla as a director. Hankla concentrates on commercial brokerage in the North, Far North and Northwest Houston submarkets. He comes to Lee & & Associates from Northwinds Commercial Realty where he invested the last four years as an associate broker.

Albright Joins Foundry Commercial Nashville Team By Michael Hippchen

Don Albright, formerly with Avison Young, will enter his brand-new function as handling director with Foundry Commercial’s Nashville, Tenn. team.

Albright will be operating in conjunction with Foundry Vice President Jason Holwerda to direct a brand-new sales platform that will use workplace, industrial, and retail opportunities in addition to advancing brand-new business efforts. As the brand-new handling director, Albright will be responsible for supervising all local development and acquisition.


GI Partners Names Yao Managing Director By

Eric Kies GI Partners, a leading middle market personal equity firm headquartered in San Francisco, has employed Philip Yau as managing director. Yau will pursue strategic origination and service development opportunities, oversee the financier relations team, and manage the firm’s co-investment efforts.

Yau brings 24 years of investment banking experience to the firm, consisting of 12 years at UBS Private Funds Group, an international fund positioning and secondary LP advisory practice. In his function as managing director and co-head of the The United States and Canada team, Yau encouraged various private equity, infrastructure, distressed, and capital firms, in addition to restricted partners around the world.

West Called the New Chair of ULI SE Florida/Caribbean By Christine Dorr

Greg West, president and CEO of ZOM, has actually been named the brand-new chair of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). West will serve the Southeast Florida

and Caribbean region. In his new role, West will be guaranteeing the accountable usage of land and of sustaining communities in Southeast Florida by working to solve the crucial land problems facing the region, according to a corporate release. The organization will continue focusing on housing cost, resiliency and mobility. West’s service is voluntary and will be for a two-year term.


Timbercreek Financial Promotes Goodnough to CEO By Paul Watson Cameron Goodnough has been selected CEO for Timbercreek Financial, a non-bank industrial realty lender based in Toronto. Goodnough will succeed Andrew Jones upon his retirement from the firm at the end of this year. Jones will continue working with the business as a director and continue in a lead-origination function for Timbercreek Asset Management. Goodnough joined Timbercreek in November 2016. He was appointed president in March of this year and was likewise called handling director of corporate advancement for Timbercreek Property Management Inc. Goodnough has more than 17 years of experience in investments and capital markets, having worked for such companies as CIBC Wood Gundy, Merrill Lynch Canada, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities.Follow the news on Twitter @TheCoStarGroup and @JSumner2. Have a look at recently’s edition of Individuals of Note.

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