NEW JERSEY—Rockville, Md.-based Federal Realty Investment Trust has named Harold Nafash as senior director of acquisitions, northeast. Nafash will be based in Hackensack, N.J. and will be responsible for sourcing and underwriting retail acquisitions in the Trust's core markets within the Northeast region.

Previously, Nafash worked as director of real estate for Lowes Corporation where he was responsible for the strategic planning and the execution of acquisitions, development and the opening of more than 230 Lowes stores throughout the Northeast.

Prior to Lowes Corporation, Nafash worked for Home Depot Inc., Forest City Ratner and Melville Realty Company.