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Lawrence Ford joined National Investment Managers, a retirement plan administration and investment management company, as senior vice president of investment services, said Steven Ross, CEO. It is a new position. Mr. Ford was founder of Ford Financial Group, a financial services and consulting firm. The firm is closing.
Michael Stoler joined Apollo Real Estate Advisors as a senior principal, said Michelle Manoff, spokeswoman. It is a new position. Mr. Stoler was president of Princeton Commercial, a management consulting and investment banking firm he founded in 1977. Mr. Stoler is the producer and host of two real estate-related television shows, a contributing editor for the New York Sun and an adjunct professor at the Real Estate Institute at New York University.
Matthew R. Rice was named principal at consultant DiMeo Schneider & Associates, said Megan McKechnie, associate. Mr. Rice was chief research officer and will continue performing those duties.