Landau & Heyman Frank Moody has been appointed senior advisor for Chicago-based Landau & Heyman. In his role, Moody will assist the company's owners on new business development, asset management and leasing. A 25-year veteran of the shopping center industry, Moody was one of the eight original partners of the Richard Ellis Group, which eventually became The Yarmouth Group, before being sold to Lend Lease in 1993.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. Donald L. Orlando has been appointed principal in the Richmond, Va., office of Virginia Beach, Va.-based Divaris Real Estate Inc. (DRE). Orlando will manage all aspects of the Richmond office, which develops, manages, brokers and leases commercial real estate in Richmond and central and western Virginia. Previously, he served as vice president of real estate services for Hills Department Stores.
Weingarten Realty Investors Jeffrey Tucker, vice president/legal counsel for Houston-based Weingarten Realty Investors, has been promoted to senior vice president/legal counsel. Also at the company, Joe Shafer, controller, has been promoted to vice president/controller, and Brent Mann, director of property management, has been promoted to vice president.
RTKL Associates Inc. David C. Hudson has been named president of Baltimore-based RTKL Associates Inc., an international, engineering and planning firm. Harold L. Adams, who had been president since the firm was incorporated in 1969, will remain as chairman and CEO. Hudson, who was COO for the past two years, has been with the firm since 1977.
Konover Property Trust Inc. Anthony Slater has been appointed director of financial operations for Cary, N.C.-based Konover Property Trust Inc. In his position, Slater will supervise all property financial operations and will be responsible for SEC reporting. Prior to joining Konover Property Trust, Slater was an audit manager for Ernst & Young LLP. During his tenure there he performed audits for publicly traded companies and worked extensively in mergers and acquisitions.
J.P. Morgan Mortgage Capital Inc. Michael Yarborough has been named vice president at the New York office of Atlanta-based J.P. Morgan Mortgage Capital Inc. Yarborough will spearhead the company's initiative to originate conduit loans through strategic alliances with commercial banks. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Mortgage Capital, Yarborough served as vice president with Citicorp Securities Inc., where he worked on both the origination as well as the securitization sides of their real estate capital markets group.
Angelica Corp. Daniel J. Westrich has been named vice president and chief information officer of Chesterfield, Mo.-based Angelica Corp. Prior to joining Angelica in 1998, Westrich served as senior vice president of Maritz Inc. in St. Louis. Also at Angelica, James W. Shaffer has been named corporate controller. Shaffer replaces L. Linden Mann, who retired after more than 38 years of service with the company. With 20 years of financial management and reporting experience, Shaffer most recently was director of financial reporting and tax for Edison Brothers Stores Inc. in St. Louis.
Zamias Services Inc. Brad S. Lebovitz has been named senior vice president of real estate for Johnstown, Pa.-based Zamias Services Inc. In his position, Lebovitz will be responsible for the sale and acquisition of properties. He also will oversee the asset management department. With 12 years experience in the commercial real estate industry, Lebovitz most recently worked at MetLife. Also at Zamias, Michael Baker has been promoted to investment analyst. In his new role, he will coordinate investment analysis for potential acquisitions, dispositions and developments. Additionally, Ed Carr has been named contract/utility manager. Carr will be responsible for guiding Zamias through the deregulating energy markets across the company's portfolio. Also, Joseph Anthony has joined the company as an attorney, responsible for overseeing counsel representing Zamias Services in 17 states.
Stirling Properties Brooks Holstein has been named vice president of development for Covington, La.-based Stirling Properties. Holstein will be responsible for development and redevelopment of retail shopping centers and single-tenant retail stores. Additionally, Holstein has opened a Stirling office in Biloxi, Miss. Prior to joining the company, Holstein formed Commercial Real Estate Advisors LLC, which specializes in retail and development services.
Retail Development Partners Lee Shafkowitz has joined Retail Development Partners, a New York-based international retail and property consulting group, as senior managing director. Shafkowitz will use experience garnered from 20 years of marketing and merchandising apparel products to expand the company's client base. He will provide services ranging from marketing, advertising, brand positioning and operations to long-term strategic planning. Previously, his career has included successful stints with apparel retailers such as Cerrutti 1881, MaxMara and Reporter Italian Menswear. In addition, Roger M. Roisman has joined the firm as general counsel and executive vice president. He will help clients with acquisition, financing andstructuring. Roisman is a former partner with the law firms of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.
PM Realty Group Investment Services Donald J. MacLellan and William C. Howatt have been named senior vice presidents/directors of investments for the western region of PM Realty Group Investment Services, the Chicago-based investment arm of Newport Beach, Calif.-based PM Realty Group. Formerly with CB Richard Ellis the investment team directed the acquisition and sale of more than $600 million in investment properties. Their responsibilities include the sourcing, marketing and closing of investment real estate in Southern California as well as the oversight of client relationships nationwide.
The Mills Corp. The Mills Corp., Arlington, Va. has announced a series of promotions among its executive staff. James Dausch - formerly executive vice president, development - has been promoted to senior executive vice president. He oversees and directs all domestic and international development activities. Dausch is also a member of the board of directors. Thomas Frost - formerly the company's general counsel - has been named executive vice president, legal. He is responsible for supervising all of the firm's legal affairs. Thomas Hindert - formerly vice president predevelopment - has been named executive vice president, real estate. He is responsible for new product creation and new business opportunities. Steven Jacobsen - formerly senior vice president, development - has been promoted to executive vice president, development. He is responsible for the development of Opry Mills in Nashville, Tenn., among other projects. Mark Rivers - formerly senior vice president of national accounts - has been named executive vice president and chief strategic officer. Rivers will oversee the functions of corporate communications, market research, strategic merchandising, partnership marketing and new business activities. James Whitcome - a member of the senior management committee - has been promoted to executive vice president, capital services. His primary role is to oversee and direct all current and future design, construction, and tenant coordination activities. He will retain his position of associate director of development, in which he assists in management of the development group.