Wilder Cos. announces hirings, promotions

Boston -- The Wilder Cos. announced several new hires, including Howard A. West II, who joins the company as asset manager to assist in monitoring various properties’ financial and operating performance, act as a liaison to ownership groups on management and reporting issues, provide assistance on property acquisitions, and oversee daily operations for various shopping centers throughout the portfolio. 

Diane E. Lichauer was named general manager for Settlers Ridge, a 500,000-sq-ft. shopping center in Pittsburgh that Trademark added to its management/leasing portfolio in December 2010.

Alison Galgay was promoted to senior leasing representative, focusing on specialty centers, urban properties and mixed-use developments within the Wilder portfolio.

Ryan Feinberg was promoted to leasing and marketing associate for Wilder. Based in the company’s Boston office, Feinberg will assist in all facets of retail leasing, trade show coordination and social media efforts.