Colin C. MacKellar joined LaSalle Investment Management as senior vice president, portfolio management. The position is new. He will work in the firm's Toronto office, and will be responsible for cultivating the real estate investment firm's office, industrial, retail and residential properties portfolio in Canada. Mr. MacKellar was president of real estate investment adviser Meritus Realty Advisors. He and the rest of the senior management team co-owned the firm with SCR Canada, a privately held merchant banking group. Meritas was closed last year.