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Cassidy Turley Announces New Leadership in Capital Markets Group

""Cassidy Turley"":http://www.cassidyturley.com/, a commercial real estate services firm headquartered in St. Louis, recently announced that Peter Ruggiero and Lisa Birrittieri have joined the company's capital markets investment services group.


Ruggiero will serve as managing director of U.S. capital markets, and Birrittieri will assume the role of VP, U.S. capital markets for the firm. Both join Cassidy Turley after helping build a successful platform for the ""Colliers"":http://www.colliers.com/Markets/CISG/ U.S. innvestment services group.

""As DSNews.com reported in early January"":http://dsnews.comarticles/eight-companies-broaden-business-and-rebrand-as-cassidy-turley-2010-01-11, Colliers Turley Martin Tucker, Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers, Colliers Pinkard, Colliers ABR, BT Commercial in Northern California, BRE Commercial in Southern California, BRE Commercial in Arizona, and Colliers Houston & Co. of New Jersey will rebrand as Cassidy Turley. The new brand, structure, logo, and website will officially launch on March 1, 2010. The introduction of this new brand is the initial step in communicating the company's comprehensive and enhanced strategy.

""The addition of Peter and Lisa to our team demonstrates our commitment to maintaining our leadership in Capital


Markets, as well as our ability to attract top talent to Cassidy Turley,"" said Bill Collins, senior managing director of capital markets for Cassidy Turley. ""They strengthen our capabilities to provide investment sales, mortgage brokerage, joint venture structuring and structured debt/equity placement on a local, national and global basis.""

Ruggiero brings more than three decades of experience in investment sales and financing to his new position at Cassidy Turley. Previously, he led a team of more than 50 senior investment sales professionals as national managing director of the Colliers Investment Services Group. While in this role, Ruggiero's team completed more than $60 billion in investment sales and financing transactions. Prior to Colliers, he served as a senior executive for Prudential Real Estate Investors, overseeing more than $4.5 billion in transactions.

""I am very honored to be a part of this strong, strategic, forward-looking team,"" Ruggiero said. ""Our goal is to continue to deliver integrated, tailored solutions to our clients nationally and internationally through Cassidy Turley's partnership with GVA Grimley.""

Birrittieri joined Colliers in 2004 and served as practice group manager for six to eight specialty practices within the company. She was promoted to VP in Collier's investment services group in 2006 and became responsible for internal and external business development initiatives. Birrittieri also spent 10 years with State Street Global Advisors, where she served as international business liaison for more than a dozen global locations.

""I am privileged to be appointed to this prestigious position,"" added Lisa Birrittieri. ""Cassidy Turley's Capital Markets platform fully supports our clients' financing, capital, and investment needs.""

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