Ryan Krauch was named executive managing director at USAA Real Estate, a news release said.
Mr. Krauch will oversee the development of strategic initiatives such as those in data centers and life sciences, among others. He will also join the firm's investment committee.
Mr. Krauch was a principal at Mesa West Capital.
USAA Real Estate has more than $26 billion of assets under management.
Representatives from USAA Real Estate and Mesa West Capital could not be immediately reached for additional information.