Joanna Tano was named head of research at BMO Real Estate Partners, a spokeswoman confirmed.
Ms. Tano replaced Sue Bjorkegren, who retired from the position after 22 years.
Ms. Tano works with teams in the U.K., Germany and France to enhance existing strategies and develop new ones. Based in London, she reports to Angus Henderson, head of business and product development.
"We are delighted that Joanna is joining the team. She brings with her a deep real estate research and strategy expertise with a proven track record of successfully influencing existing client and stakeholder relationships," Mr. Henderson said Wednesday in a news release.
BMO Real Estate Partners had £6.6 billion ($9 billion) in assets under management as of Dec. 31. It is part of BMO Global Asset Management.
Ms. Tano was head of research at Cromwell Property Group. A spokesman could not be reached to provide details of her replacement.