Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management chooses co-CIO

Margaret Gipe McKnight was named co-chief investment officer at Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, said Richard Mahoney, spokesman, in an e-mail.

Ms. McKnight, who is also a managing director, will work closely with David M. Sherman, president and co-CIO on investment strategy and portfolio construction with a focus on U.S. markets. Mr. Sherman had been the sole CIO.

Also, managing directors Beth-Anne Flynn, Jeremy Ford and John So were elected partners at the real estate investment management firm, Mr. Mahoney said.