Rockefeller Group Development Corp., the former owner of Cushman & Wakefield, has hired Daniel MacEachron as chief operating officer, it was announced early last week.
Mr. MacEachron, who worked for 20 years with Hines before coming to Rockefeller this month, will now be responsible for overseeing its New York-area development projects and leasing, as well as the national activities of the firm’s Asset Services and Design & Construction divisions. He will report directly to Kevin Hackett, the president and chief executive officer of the Rockefeller Group and Rockefeller Group Development Corp.
“We are very pleased to bring an executive with Dan’s perspective and proven track record in development to our firm,” said Mr. Hackett in a prepared statement. “He will further enhance our well-established leadership team and support our strategic initiatives in New York and nationally.”
The international real estate services firm Studley has promoted Ryan McKinney to the position of assistant director in the firm’s New York office, it was announced last week.
Mr. McKinney, who joined Studley in 2007 as a research specialist, will continue to be responsible for generating new business as well as assisting the company’s existing client base. His market data will also continue to be used for internal analysis and to provide material for Studley’s quarterly reports, according to a release issued last week.
During his career, Mr. McKinney, 27, has completed transactions totaling approximately one million square feet for clients including Time Warner, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Meebo Inc., Sapient Corporation and BuckleySandler LLP.