P. Sheridan "Schecky" Schechner is joining J.P. Morgan Chase as national head of origination for commercial mortgage-backed securities in the fall, according to a company spokesman.Mr. Schechner has worked at Goldman Sachs for the last 20 years, and his appointment to the newly created position at Goldman is a "pretty strong symbol we're planning on making a real investment in the business," the spokesman said. In his new position, Mr. Schechner will report to the co-heads of J.P. Morgan Chase's CMBS unit, Steve Schwartz and Brian Baker.

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