Global real estate investment management firm Heitman has made changes to its client services and private equity teams with several new appointments.
Zhou (Raymond) Zhang to its client service and marketing group and would serve as head of Greater China and Southeast Asia.
Additionally, Brad Fu and Yunjung Choi had been named as co-directors of Heitman’s Asia-Pacific private equity business.
Zhang had over a decade of experience in investment management, business development, client service, marketing and product management.
He was previously managing director and partner at China Orient Summit Capital, and was responsible for investment and global business development.
He had also worked at Gaw Capital where he was responsible for the investment in the Greater China region, and had started his B+H Architects in Toronto.
Fu and Choi would be responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s private equity operations, in addition to the roles they presently served as head of transactions and head of portfolio management, respectively.
Skip Schwartz, managing director of private equity, would transition his day-to-day responsibilities after serving in that role for 13 years.
He would take on a new role where he would serve on the APAC private equity investment committee, serve as portfolio manager for Heitman Asia Pacific Property Investors, and develop new business opportunities in support of the regional leadership team and its Asia-Pacific business.