Helen Gurfel was named head of global sustainability and innovation at CBRE Global Investors.
The position is new, a spokeswoman said in an email.
Ms. Gurfel, who will also be a member of the real estate manager’s executive committee, will lead CBRE Global Investors’ efforts in establishing in sustainable and innovative investments. Based in New York, she will report to Andy Glanzman, chief operating officer, upon joining the manager Aug. 2.
She was previously managing director for LENx, the venture group of Lennar Corp. Officials there could not be immediately reached for further information.
As of March 31, CBRE Global Investors had $124.5 billion in assets under management.