Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, LaSalle Investment Management, Strategic Value Partners, Cording, Dentons, JLL

Deutsche Asset & Wealth ManagementKevin White has joined as a director and head of investment strategy in the Americas for the alternatives and real assets business. Based in New York, White was most recently a senior vice-president in investment strategy and research at American Realty Capital Properties.

LaSalle Investment ManagementIan Mackie , senior executive, has returned to Brisbane after 21 years in Singapore. Mackie, a founding member of the LaSalle team in the Asia Pacific, was recently president of LaSalle’s Asia Opportunity Fund series and Japan Logistics Fund series.

Strategic Value PartnersIan Guthrie , previously of Lloyds Banking Group, has been appointed to the advisory council.  Guthrie previously held a number of executive positions at Lloyds and Halifax Bank of Scotland. He was most recently managing director of Lloyds’s real estate business-support unit.

Cording Real Estate GroupEwan Montgomery has been appointed director of investment in London. He joins from Aberdeen Asset Management , where he was a property fund director with responsibility for two mixed portfolios across the UK. He has also worked for CBRE in London.

Dentons – The company has made three appointments in the European real estate practice. Bernhard Gemmel who will be based in Frankfurt, is returning after working two years at Bird&Bird Véronique Lagarde joins the Paris-based team from Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés , while Jean-Luc Calisti also joins the Paris team, from Herbert Smith Freehills

JLL – Piotr Piasecki has been appointed head of corporate finance for the CEE region. Piasecki, who has worked in the commercial real estate sector with JLL for 10 years, co-founded the corporate finance department for the region in 2011.