Huntington Beach-Foreclosure Trackers Inc. named Randy Green as its vice president of data acquisition.

Mr. Green formerly held data acquisition roles with First American Real Estate, RealPro and SAFECO Title/American Title/Ticor Title before working with Dataquick as vice president of title services and national data alliance manager.

He also served as director of data acquisition for RealtyTrac.

Santa Ana-Grubb & Ellis Realty Investors LLC said that John Caley, an 18-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry with more than 12 years of experience in investment real estate transactions, has joined the company as senior managing director, real estate.

Prior to joining Grubb & Ellis Realty Investors, Mr. Caley served as managing director, and was a founding principal, of Meridian Value Partners LLC, where he was responsible for acquisitions, raising capital and operations.


Washington-The Mortgage Bankers Association said that Jay Brinkmann has been named the organization's chief economist and senior vice president for research and economics.

Mr. Brinkmann has been with the MBA since 2001 and has served as the organization's vice president of research for most of that period.

Prior to joining the MBA, he worked for Fannie Mae in the portfolio strategy and credit pricing areas.

He was previously on the business school faculty of the University of Houston where he specialized in the regulation of financial institutions and teaching commercial bank management after having worked in the commercial lending division of Premier National Bank in Louisiana.


Norwalk-GE Real Estate said that Michael Rowan has been named president of its Americas' Equity business unit.

Mr. Rowan began his GE Real Estate career in the early 1980s and, most recently, was managing director of its U.K. region.

He also held executive positions at the Heller Financial Real Estate Group, which was acquired by GE Real Estate in 2001, and at ITT Real Estate Services.


Tampa-Mortgage Contracting Services named Chad Mosley assistant vice president of business development.

Prior to MCS, Mr. Mosley held several positions at Countrywide Home Loans, most recently as an assistant vice president where he was responsible for the REO vendor management team and the REO concierge desk.

Prior to his work at Countrywide, he was a home loan consultant for PrimeLending, focusing on residential mortgage origination.

Tampa-Mortgage Contracting Services promoted James Wade to assistant vice president of security and compliance.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Wade was director of quality assurance and compliance.

Before MCS, he was senior quality assurance engineer with Fortress Technologies and also was a master technical instructor for Network General Corp.


Atlanta-BenchMark Consulting International appointed Mike Hill as its president.

He brings more than 25 years in the banking technology industry, and prior to BenchMark was responsible for strategic banking initiatives at Fidelity National Information Services after its acquisition of Aurum Technology, where he served as senior vice president of its community banking division.

Before that, Mr. Hill spent nearly two decades with Systematics, where he held senior leadership positions including the senior vice president of the technical services division, president of the outsourcing division and president of the financial services division.


Farmington Hills-William Robinson Jr. has joined Attorneys Title Agency as president.

Prior to joining Attorneys Title, Mr. Robinson served as the Talon Group's Michigan manager, overseeing the operations and growth of 30 branch offices throughout the state.

As president of Attorneys Title, he is responsible for day-to-day management, operations and strategic planning of the company's seven statewide offices.


New York-Standard & Poor's Ratings Services appointed David Jacob as executive managing director and head of structured finance ratings.

Mr. Jacob brings 25 years of experience in fixed income investment analysis and the structured finance markets.

During his career, Mr. Jacob has held a number of senior positions at financial institutions, including Nomura Securities International where he led the structuring department and was later managing director and head of international fixed-income research.

At JPMorgan he was managing director, head of fixed-income research, and previous to that he served as vice president, head of quantitative analytics at Morgan Stanley.


Winston-Salem-Triad Guaranty Inc. said that George Jackson has been promoted to chief information officer, a new position, and appointed to the company's executive committee.

Prior to the promotion, Mr. Jackson was vice president of information services at Triad.

He joined Triad in 1998 as a project manger and prior to joining the company he held IT positions at Unifi, ISSI and Roy F. Weston.


Fort Washington-Residential Capital LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GMAC Financial Services, has hired John A. Vella as senior vice president and managing director of ResCap's mortgage special operations business.

Mr. Vella has more than 24 years in the mortgage industry, including senior management experience at Household Automotive, Option One Mortgage, Freddie Mac and the FDIC.

Prior to joining ResCap, he served as president and chief executive officer of EMC Mortgage, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase. (c) 2008 Mortgage Servicing News and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.mortgageservicingnews.com/ http://www.sourcemedia.com/

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