Personnel News from Transwestern, Arbor

Womack Joins Transwestern Commercial Services
Transwestern Commercial Services hired Tony Womack as Executive Vice President of Agency Leasing.

Womack joined TCS from Tishman Speyer, where he served as Managing Director and helped drive leasing efforts for the firm’s office portfolio throughout Washington, D.C. In his new role, he will advance Transwestern’s office leasing practice in northern Virginia.

Womack has more than 30 years of experience in the metro’s commercial real estate market. Before his 12-year tenure at Tishman Speyer, he worked for brokerage firms Grubb & Ellis and Spaulding & Slye.

Arbor Appoints Kirma in San Diego
Arbor Realty Trust, Uniondale, N.Y., appointed Derek Kirma Vice President of Originations.

Kirma will originate Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, SFR, CMBS, Bridge, Mezzanine, and Preferred Equity loan transactions from Arbor’s San Diego office.

With more than 10 years of industry experience, Kirma has extensive experience delivering client specific financing across all agency platforms.

Prior to his current position at Arbor, Kirma built loan production teams and financed multiple commercial real estate asset classes for a regional financial services company.