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PeerStreet expands executive leadership team

Brings on Ellen Coleman and Bob Brown in lead finance roles
PeerStreet, an online marketplace for real estate-backed loans and 2018 Tech100 winner, has hired new additions to its finance team in a move the company said will deepen its expertise in finance and capital markets as it plans for substantial growth. Ellen Coleman will join as executive vice president of finance and Bob Brown will assume the role of executive vice president of finance and corporate development.
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Gateway Mortgage names new VP of agency relations

Hires Ken Harrison to manage relationships with investors and partners
Gateway Mortgage Group has hired former Fannie Mae customer account leader Ken Harrison to oversee agency relations. In his new role, Harrison will manage Gateway's relationships with investors, government entities and industry partners, and will also aid the firm in product development.
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JLL names Stephanie Plaines to be its next CFO

Former Starbucks CFO to join company at the end of March
Jones Lang LaSalle announced this week that Stephanie Plaines is joining the commercial real estate and investment company as its global chief financial officer, effective by the end of March. Plaines is no stranger to major companies, previously serving as the CFO of Starbucks' U.S. retail operations.
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Walker & Dunlop name managing director of FHA finance group

Joshua Rosen to oversee HUD originations for the company
Walker & Dunlop announced Tuesday it has named Joshua Rosen to serve as managing director in its FHA finance group. Rosen will be based out of the company's Chicago office, where he will oversee loan originations through HUD, as well as various interim lending programs, with a focus on healthcare and senior housing finance.  
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Sabal Capital Partners expands executive team, brings on heavy-hitters

Sabal adds three managing directors to its commercial real Estate lending division
Sabal Capital Partners recently announced the addition of several executives to its commercial real estate lending team. Sabal Capital Partners CEO Pat Jackson said that attracting the industry’s highest performing talent is a strategic focus as the company continues to grow its pipeline and address market demands.
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Former MBA President David Stevens joins ProxyPics

Stevens joins company as a senior strategic advisor
ProxyPics, a platform to obtain real-time photos of properties, announced that former MBA President David Stevens has joined the company as a senior strategic advisor. ProxyPics’ CEO and Founder Luke Tomaszewski said in a press release that he is excited to bring Stevens on board and that Stevens will be contributing his in-depth housing market knowledge and expertise to the company.
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ComplianceEase names Michael Jackman CEO

John Vong to become company’s executive chairman of the board
Compliance solutions provider ComplianceEase announced Tuesday that Michael Jackman has taken the reins of the company as its new CEO. Jackman will be replacing CEO and Co-founder Anita Kwan, who is retiring. This isn't the only move in the company's staff shuffle. ComplianceEase announced its other co-founder, John Vong, will become its executive chairman of the board.
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Lenders One appoints new company president

Brian Simon has over 30 years of experience in mortgage banking
Lenders One Cooperative recently announced Brian Simon has joined the company as president. Simon said he's extremely excited to join Lenders One at a very important time in the mortgage industry.
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[Pulse] Zillow execs swap seats in blatant bid to redeem investors' confidence

Investors know they can count on Barton in turmoil
Zillow Group announced less than two weeks ago the return of Rich Barton to replace Spencer Rascoff as CEO of the online real estate titan amid the company's audacious pivot into mortgage lending and real estate flipping. The move is a transparent plan to calm investor nerves as the company embarks on its next phase of growth.
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