Bridge Investment Group hired Meena Thever as the new managing director of its capital markets group.

“Meena brings more than 15 years of experience in the alternative investments industry, with significant expertise in raising capital across a range of strategies,” Bridge Investment Group Vice Chairman and Head of the Capital Markets Group Dean Allara said in a statement.

“As a firm, we are committed to identifying and retaining top industry talent to ensure our ability to consistently deliver best-in-class client service and results for our clients. We’re thrilled to welcome Meena to the team and look forward to her contributions to the continued growth of Bridge,” he added.

Prior to joining Bridge, Thever held the role of director on the BlackRock Alternatives Specialists team. Before that, she led the North America pension and insurance distribution efforts with J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Alternative Investment Strategies.

In this new role, Thever will be managing the capital markets group’s capital raising, investment analysis and investor relations across all asset classes including multifamily, affordable housing and senior housing.