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August 14, 2013

Veteran retail executive Martin Hanaka has been appointed to the board of directors of Trans World Entertainment.

Albany, N.Y. -- Veteran retail executive Martin Hanaka has been appointed to the board of directors of Trans World Entertainment. Hanaka recently was the interim CEO of Guitar Center, Inc. from January 2013 to April 2013.

March 29, 2013

Transwestern’s Atlanta office announced that Russell Lipscomb has been promoted to SVP of property management services.

Atlanta -- Transwestern’s Atlanta office announced Thursday that Russell Lipscomb has been promoted to SVP of property management services.

In his new role, Lipscomb will expand his oversight into business development initiatives and engage in new pursuits to further expand Transwestern’s footprint throughout the Southeast. He will continue to direct a team of 43 property management professionals and provide oversight for all Atlanta-based property management assignments.

 

June 27, 2012

SRS Real Estate Partners said it has named Adam Gerry as a first VP in the Orlando, Fla., office.

Dallas -- SRS Real Estate Partners said it has named Adam Gerry as a first VP in the Orlando, Fla., office.

Before joining SRS, Gerry was VP sales and leasing for J. Wayne Miller Co., an Orlando-based principal, development and brokerage firm.
 

April 3, 2012

Fameco Real Estate announced that David Hinkle has joined the company as VP business development.

Plymouth Meeting, Pa. -- Fameco Real Estate announced that David Hinkle has joined the company as VP business development. 

Hinkle previously served as president and CEO of NMD, the holding company for National Book Warehouse and The Book Market, a discount book seller with 185 stores; most recently he was CEO and Co-founder of VPI Business Advisors.

 

February 23, 2012

Bayer Properties announced that Jay Wiseman has been named VP of acquisitions for the company.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Bayer Properties announced that Jay Wiseman has been named VP of acquisitions for the company.

Wiseman was previously with CBL & Associates Properties, Chattanooga, Tenn., where his responsibilities included acquisition of malls, strip centers and office buildings nationwide. He also sourced international investments and established investment platforms in Brazil and China.
 

January 26, 2012

The Finish Line said Thursday it has appointed Jay Custard as VP of digital marketing for the company.

Indianapolis -- The Finish Line said Thursday it has appointed Jay Custard as VP of digital marketing for the company.

Custard’s responsibilities include leading and directing corporate strategies involving digital customer acquisition, retention and superior customer satisfaction, as well as developing new strategies to support future growth.

He was previously VP of e-commerce, global, for Crocs.

August 24, 2011

RCS Real Estate Advisors announced that Moe Puri has been promoted to VP from assistant VP.

New York City -- RCS Real Estate Advisors announced that Moe Puri has been promoted to VP from assistant VP.

A member of the RCS Real Estate Advisors team since 2008, Puri’s primary responsibilities included re-negotiating leases on behalf of clients. He has since elevated his expertise and, as a VP, is managing several key client real estate portfolios.

July 21, 2011

Family Dollar Stores said Thursday that it has named Christopher Nielsen to the position of VP -- loss prevention.

Matthews, N.C. -- Family Dollar Stores said Thursday that it has named Christopher Nielsen to the position of VP -- loss prevention.

Nielsen will report to Bryan Venberg, senior VP – human resources.

He began his career at Family Dollar in 1998 as regional loss-prevention director, and was promoted to regional VP in 2001.
 

July 6, 2011

General Growth Properties announced Tuesday that Susan E. Houck has been named senior VP marketing.

Chicago -- General Growth Properties announced Tuesday that Susan E. Houck has been named senior VP marketing.

In her new capacity, Houck will spearhead integrated field marketing efforts, including advertising, public relations, strategic planning, community relations, and travel and tourism.

Prior to her appointment as senior VP, Houck oversaw marketing efforts for the Southwest region of GGP.
 

April 27, 2011

Fameco Real Estate announced that Scott Jennerich has joined the Fameco organization and will be based out of its Woodbridge, N.J., office.

Woodbridge, N.J. -- Fameco Real Estate announced that Scott Jennerich has joined the Fameco organization and will be based out of its Woodbridge, N.J., office.

Jennerich previously led Trinity Real Estate Advisors, a consulting company specializing nationally in retail real estate, land development and the shopping center industry. He will join Fameco as the president of Trinity Real Estate Advisors, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Fameco Real Estate.
 

April 6, 2011

Opus Development Corp. announced that John Gelderman has been hired as senior VP national retail development.

Minneapolis -- Opus Development Corp. announced that John Gelderman has been hired as senior VP national retail development.

In his new position, Gelderman will lead the current Opus retail team, oversee all existing retail development and will be responsible for seeking all new retail development opportunities across the country.

March 31, 2011

Combined Properties announced that Jessica Berets has joined the company as Assistant General Counsel.

Washington, D.C. -- Combined Properties announced that Jessica Berets has joined the company as Assistant General Counsel. 

Berets will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and consummating a variety of legal documents, including lease agreements with tenants in the commercial retail real estate portfolio managed by Combined Properties, and providing advice and counsel to the company's leasing, construction and property management departments.
 

March 1, 2011

Woolbright Development announced that it has appointed Geoff Higginbotham as director of accounting.

Boca Raton, Fla. -- Woolbright Development announced that it has appointed Geoff Higginbotham as director of accounting.

Higginbotham is responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting for the company’s wholly owned assets and partnerships. He was previously corporate controller for Turnberry Associates in Aventura, Fla.

February 3, 2011

Coyote Management said Thursday it has named Jim Adkins senior leasing specialist for the company.

Addison, Texas -- Coyote Management said Thursday it has named Jim Adkins senior leasing specialist for the company.

Adkins will operate out of the company’s Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville, Ga.