Heather L. Fernstrom was named vice president for client relations at real estate investment manager TRECAP Partners, Ms. Fernstrom confirmed in a telephone interview.
The position is new.
She reports directly to Paul Dolinoy, TRECAP executive vice president and managing director for client relations.
Ms. Fernstrom said she will focus on expanding the company's network of institutional clients.
She was a consultant at the Townsend Group. A Townsend Group spokesman could not be reached for comment.
TRECAP had $3.6 billion in assets under management as of March 31.