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Todd Sammann Joins CBRE Global Investors to Lead Credit Strategies

CBRE Global Investors expanded its leadership team with the addition of Todd Sammann who joins the Los Angeles-based firm as an Executive Managing Director to lead the Credit Strategies platform in the Americas. The real estate finance leader most recently was with Narrative Capital Management, which he founded in 2015.

CBRE Global Investors’ Vance Maddocks says, “Todd is an experienced real estate investment professional with deep expertise in real estate credit strategies. Additionally, his focus on client outcomes and his fiduciary mindset are a strong cultural fit for CBRE Global Investors.”

Also joining are Narrative colleagues Charles Kim and Ed Paje in Los Angeles, and Christian Fuqua and Eric Anderson in New York.

During his 20-plus-year career, Sammann has deployed more than $50 billion across a variety of debt strategies and investment vehicles and has launched and led specialty finance companies. He has held roles at Colony Capital, Deutsche Bank and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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