MARK, Tishman Speyer, NREP, Nuveen, ANREV, Aetos Japan, Gerald Eve, Frasers Property, Lendlease, Round Hill Capital, Schroder REIT, UBS AM, Anthology, Greystone, Sydney Airport Corporation, Catella, BNP Paribas Real Estate
Savills Investment Management – Patrick Au Yeung has been hired as senior fund manager for European residential. He was previously the fund manager of Catella Residential Investment Management’s European residential fund. Based in the Netherlands, Au Yeung will report to Jon Crossfield, head of strategic partnerships. Au Yeung has more than 20 years of experience. Prior to Catella, he was a senior investment and portfolio manager of international real estate at Syntrus Achmea.
Lendlease – Vanessa Orth has been appointed managing director for the Australian investment management division of Lendlease Investment Management. Orth, who spent seven years earlier in her career with Lendlease, was most recently chief commercial officer of Sydney Airport Corporation. There, she was responsible for the commercial operating business. Prior to Sydney Airport, Orth held several roles at GPT. Mark Dickinson has been appointed managing director of development for the Americas, based in New York. From 2010 to 2013, Dickinson worked with Lendlease as the managing director of development for the EMEA region, where he oversaw development projects. For the past nine years, Dickinson has led multifamily asset development and property management with several UK-based firms, including founding Anthology, Pegasus and LifeStory.
NREP – Colin Throssell has joined the company as CFO and partner. Based in NREP’s London office, Throssell will oversee the business’ international financial function. He joins NREP from Nuveen where he latterly served as head of real estate, Europe. Previous positions include CFO at Nuveen and various real estate banking, lending and structured-finance roles at Europhypo and Erste Bank.
BNP Paribas Real Estate – Stephanie McMahon is stepping into the newly created role of head of strategy, and Vanessa Hale is taking up the position of head of research and insights. McMahon and Hale have worked at BNPPRE and Strutt & Parker (which merged in 2017) for 10 years, leading the research team. McMahon was previously head of UK research at JLL, and Hale previously worked for CBRE and MB Real Estate in the US.
Round Hill Capital – The real estate investment firm has appointed Jihoon Yim as regional head of capital markets group in Asia. Yim joins the company with over 13 years of experience in real estate and capital markets. Based in Singapore, Yim will be responsible for raising capital, developing investment opportunities and relationships across the Asian market to inject into Round Hill Capital’s European residential strategy. Before his last role as director and portfolio manager of global real estate at Hanwha Asset Management, Yim worked as AVP and investment manager at Deutsche Asset Management.
Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust – Priscilla Davies has been appointed independent non-executive director and senior independent director. Davies will also join the audit, nomination and management-engagement committees. She is currently a non-executive director and chair at UBS Asset Management UK, non-executive director and chair of audit and risk at Cubico Sustainable Investments, and non-executive director with various chair positions at Embark Group. Davies previously held various senior positions at Janus Henderson, most latterly as MD of the private equity business.
MARK – The pan-European real estate investment manager has appointed Michelle Doran, former Tishman Speyer managing director, as head of investor relations. Doran spent 12 years at Tishman Speyer, where she was responsible for equity capital markets and managing the firm’s European portfolio. At MARK, she will manage fundraising as the company looks to expand into new asset classes as part of its multi-platform strategy. Doran will work closely with CEO and founder Marcus Meijer as well as CIO Josip Kardun to grow and maintain relationships with capital partners.
ANREV – Charlie Haase will replace Jeremy Stewardson as the CEO of the Asian Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles. Haase was most recently managing director in charge of client relationship management at Aetos Japan. From 2003 to 2012, he was a real estate investment officer at California State Teachers’ Retirement System, closely involved in the pension fund’s investments in Asia-Pacific, before moving to Japan to join the Tokyu Fudosan group. Haase will relocate to Hong Kong to take up his position at the ANREV head office, but he will also spend time at the ANREV’s new office being established in Singapore.
Atrium European Real Estate – Ryan Lee has been appointed CEO to succeed Liad Barzilai, who served as Atrium’s CEO for the past five years. Lee has served as the Atrium Group’s CFO for the past seven years. Prior to joining Atrium, Lee spent six years in senior roles in CEE-based private companies. In addition, he previously held various international senior and board-level financial roles with Japan Tobacco International and Unilever and its group subsidiaries from 1990-to 2009.
Gerald Eve – The UK real estate advisory firm has appointed Sean Rooney as an associate and Mark Balaj as senior planning consultant in its planning and development team. Rooney, based in the Birmingham office, will be responsible for the coordination, preparation and submission of planning applications across key areas of focus for the business including industrial and logistics, infrastructure and city renewal and regeneration and mixed-use developments. Balaj will join the Manchester office.
Frasers Property – Vicki Ng will join as head of people in August. She will oversee all aspects of the company’s human capital. Ng brings with her over two decades of in-house and consulting practice.
Greystone – The US commercial real estate finance company has appointed Rich Martinez as executive managing director for multifamily sales and production. In the newly created role, he will focus on new business growth for Greystone’s multifamily platform and its joint venture with Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to joining Greystone, Martinez served as senior VP of production and sales at Freddie Mac, where he worked for over 34 years in various roles.