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Equity Residential CEO David Neithercut announces retirement

Will retire in December and two other executives will move up to fill vacancies
For the first time in more than a decade, Equity Residential is about to have a new leader. The multifamily real estate giant announced this week that its CEO and president, David Neithercut, will be retiring at the end of this year.
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NRP Group breaks into Atlanta market

Multifamily company cites job growth, transportation and strong economy as reasons for move
The NRP Group, a multifamily company, is breaking into the Atlanta market. NRP just hired Johnson Bazzel as vice president of development for its newly minted Atlanta division, and the company says this is part of its larger efforts toward increasing its footprint in the Southeast.
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JPI promotes Rosie Cooper to oversee Western U.S. multifamily operations

Cooper will oversee acquisitions and capital markets to construction and dispositions
National multifamily company JPI promoted Rosie Cooper to executive vice president and regional managing partner of its Western Region Office. In her new role she will be responsible for acquisitions, development, design management, construction, capital markets, portfolio management and dispositions.
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Robert Broeksmit officially takes over as MBA CEO

Former CEO David Stevens to stay on 40 days to ease transition
The Mortgage Bankers Association is now under new leadership. Robert Broeksmit is now officially the MBA’s president and CEO, telling MBA members this week that he is now formally in place at the trade group.
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Pro Teck Valuation Services acquires Direct Valuation Services

Pro Teck to leverage synergies with DVS to expand offerings and client base
The trend of consolidation among appraisal management companies is about to continue, as Pro Teck Valuation Services announced this week that it bought cloud-based valuation fulfillment platform and appraisal management company Direct Valuation Solutions.
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Mr. Cooper expands its executive team

Kelly Ann Doherty promoted to chief communications officer
Mr. Cooper recently announced that Kelly Ann Doherty has joined its executive team as its chief communications officer. Mr. Cooper CEO Jay Bray said Doherty has been essential in evolving Mr. Cooper’s media outreach and social media channels.
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