HFF Hires Davies as Managing Director in its Los Angeles Office

HFF Hires Davies as Managing Director in its Los Angeles Office
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler hired Malcolm Davies as a managing director in its Los ANgeles office focused on debt and equity placement transactions in Southern California and the West Coast.

Davies has nearly 20 years of experience as a developer and a capital advisor. He joins HFF from George Smith Partners, where he was a principal in charge of running the Structured Finance Group, which specializes in structuring complex capital solutions for developers.  During the course of his career, Davies has been involved with nearly $1.5 billion worth of debt and equity transactions.

Inland Real Estate Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

The Inland Real Estate Group, Oak Brook, Ill., appointed Ernest Fiorante Chief Financial Officer of the parent company, overseeing financial activities, budgeting, bank/lender relationships, accounting and financial strategic planning for Inland.

Fiorante most recently served as CFO of the Americas for Jones Lang LaSalle where he directed and led all financial activities as well as contributed to the overall business strategy. Fiorante led JLL’s corporate finance team, budgeting and client accounting operations which consisted of over 800 employees.

Prior to JLL, Fiorante served as CFO of CalEast Global Logistics, LLC, one of LaSalle Investment Management’s largest private equity clients, where he was responsible for arranging all fund level financing, accounting and budgeting. During that time, he also served on the Board of Directors for CenterPoint Properties Trust, including serving as Chairman of its audit committee.

JLL Appoints Macaskill to Board of Directors

Jones Lang LaSalle, Chicago, appointed Bridget Macaskill as an independent, non-executive member of its Board of Directors, effective July 1. She will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and its Nominating and Governance Committee. She will initially serve a term that will expire at the company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.  

Macaskill is the non-executive chairman of First Eagle Holdings Inc. and serves as senior adviser to First Eagle Investment Management and to its CEO. She was formerly president and CEO of First Eagle, which she joined in 2009. Prior to joining First Eagle, Macaskill served as chief operating officer, president, CEO and chairman of Oppenheimer Funds Inc., where she created the Oppenheimer Funds’ Women & Investing program, dedicated to educating American women about the need to take charge of their personal finances.