Andre Friedman has been promoted to vice president of Forest City Commercial Real Estate's western division. Previously, Friedman served as director of the company's Hispanic retail group. Before joining the company, he worked with Infomart and Trammell Crow Co., where he was responsible for all aspects of the development process.

John Dailey has been promoted to executive vice president and managing director of PM Realty Group's private client acquisitions division in Houston. Dailey will identify opportunities for individuals and companies to expand their real estate investment portfolios. He will also support the National Investment Services.

Walter Robinson has joined the Miami office of Transwestern Commercial Services as senior vice president and brings with him an agency leasing background. Prior to joining Transwestern, Robinson was a vice president of project leasing for Trammell Crow Co.

Stephen Connolly, a vice president with NIA Hiffman, was promoted to executive vice president and shareholder. Connolly joined the industrial brokerage group of NAI Hiffman in 1998 and in that time has completed over $125 million in sale, leasing and investment transactions.