GLOBAL - RREEF, Clairvue Capital Partners, Investment Property Forum, Castle Trust

RREEF - Former Invesco research head Mark Roberts has joined Deutsche Bank property subsidiary RREEF in the same role. Roberts, who was chairman of the investment strategy group at Invesco, will also join RREEF's global investment committee. Based in New York, he will report to global CIO Kurt Roeloffs.

Clairvue Capital Partners - Josh Cleveland has joined New York property investment firm Clairvue Capital Partners with a brief to grow its recapitalisation business. Cleveland, who will be a partner in the firm, joins from Liquid Realty Partners, where he worked with Clairvue chief investment officer Jeffrey Giller.

Investment Property Forum - Aegon head of property investment Phil Clark is to become the new chairman of the 1,800-member Investment Property Forum (IPF). Clark has been on the IPF board since 2005. A former vice-chairman, he has chaired the IPF education strategy and indirect property funds groups. He said his focus as chairman would be to ensure IPF alignment, with a strategy focused on regulation and property finance.

Castle Trust - Castle Trust, a new institution that allows the transfer of funding and returns within the £4tn (€4.5tn) UK residential market, has hired Matthew Nagele as managing director of distribution. Nagele joins from Old Mutual.