The Richard E. Jacobs Group The Cleveland-based shopping mall owner and developer has named Barry D. Kaufman, head of real estate for Sears, Roebuck & Co., president and chief operating officer and has promoted Martin J. Cleary, president and CEO, to vice chairman.

Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute Dewey Struble, CCIM, owner/broker of Trident Real Estate in Reno, Nev., has been elected 1998 president of the Chicago-based institute, which confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation.

Fogelman Properties Inc. Jeff Kelly has been appointed president of the Memphis-based company's property management subsidiaries -- Fogelman Management Co. and Fogelman Management Services LLC.

National Apartment Association Jerry Molique, regional vice president of Vero Beach, Fla.-based Regency Windsor Cos., has been named 1998 president of the Alexandria, Va.-based organization that represents 26,000 rental housing professionals.

Hall Financial Group Inc. Following the confirmation of Kathryn Hall as U.S. Ambassador to Austria and her resignation as executive vice president of the Dallas-based firm, and Craig Hall's subsequent resignation as president, Donald Braun has been named president, Mark Depker has been named president of the management division, and Larry Levey has been named president of the development division. Craig Hall will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors.

Benchmark Assisted Living The Wellesley, Mass.-based developer, owner and operator of senior housing throughout New England has appointed Michael A. Ayles chief financial officer and treasurer, Terrance Usher executive vice president and Robert G. Noonan senior vice president of investments.

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors Thomas E. McCormick III, SIOR, president -- USA operations of Colliers Macaulay Nicolls, Sacramento, Calif., will serve as the Washington, D.C.-based group's 1998 national president. J. Michael Boyd, SIOR, president of Boyd, Page Associates, Houston, will serve as SIOR's president-elect.

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Terry W. Stiles, owner and CEO of Stiles Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has been elected president for 1998 of the Herndon, Va.-based trade association for developers, owners and investors in industrial, office and related commercial real estate. Philip S. Stevenson, with Carter & Associates*Oncor, Atlanta, is president-elect.

Faison Robert J. Kruer Jr. has joined the Atlanta region's retail team as managing director of retail property management.

Chicago Title and Trust Co. Thomas H. Hodges has joined the Chicago-based real estate service provider as executive vice president responsible for overseeing the creation and development of CT&T activities in the national commercial and industrial sector.

TitleservNY The New York commercial-oriented arm of the full-service title insurance agency has added Joseph A. Branca as chief financial officer and Neil A. Clark as executive vice president of sales and marketing.

GVA North America The strategic partnership of locally owned real estate firms has elected Stephen R. Collins, of GVA Goodman Segar, Washington, D.C., as president and Jean Laurin, of GVA Devencore, Montreal, as vice president for the 1998 term.

Altschuler, Melvoin and Glasser Mendel N. Nudelman has been chosen to serve as national director for the Chicago-based accounting and consulting firm's newly created National Real Estate Group.

Homestead Village Inc. Bob Morse, formerly president of ITT Sheraton's franchise division, has joined the Atlanta-based owner and operator of extended-stay lodging as managing director of operations.

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