Laler DeCosta and Steve Walker joined INVESCO Realty Advisors as portfolio managers, both new positions. They are opening an office in Atlanta, said INVESCO spokesman Bill Hensel. Both were previously senior portfolio managers at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Atlanta. Graham Bond, head of mergers and acquisitions, will assume their separate account responsibilities, said Jonathan Miller, principal at Lend Lease.
In addition, Kevin Norton, Lend Lease principal and head of new business development, left to become a senior vice president and director of institutional marketing at Cohen & Steers, New York, a new position. And John Faust, a principal in new business development, left to become a managing director at Legacy Partners Commercial Inc., Los Angeles, a new position. Dick Burns, head of marketing and product development, and Joyce Frater, principal at Lend Lease, have taken on their duties, Mr. Miller said.