Multi-Housing Executives on the Move
- May 02, 2008
Nate Kredich Joins U.S. Green Building Council as First VP of Residential DevelopmentWashington, D.C.–Veteran residential executive Nate Kredich has joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), stepping into the newly created role of vice president for residential market development, overseeing USGBC’s LEED for Homes program.Kredich comes to USGBC with experience in the residential construction business. He spent the last five years with Creative Touch Interiors (CTI), a national turnkey provider of design center services to the nation’s largest homebuilders. Kredich led the sale of CTI to The Home Depot in 2004 and oversaw CTI’s integration into the home improvement retailer, building and leading a team that grew the business nearly threefold.“Greening our homes is not only critical to creating healthier places for our families to live, it’s also an immediate and measurable way that every homeowner can reduce energy consumption and be a part of the solution to global climate change,” says USGBC President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi. “Nate’s experience in the residential market, track record for driving growth, and commitment to USGBC’s vision of a sustainable built environment will be extraordinary assets.” Kredich says, “Green homes are better homes, and USGBC’s LEED for Homes third-party certification system is the national benchmark for quality that the market needs. Homebuilders have an enormous opportunity for innovation and growth by becoming leaders in energy-efficient, healthy, green building practices. USGBC has the tools and programs to help them do it.”Former Fannie Mae Manager Joins AmeriBid as VPDallas–AmeriBid has named Fran Weichsel vice president of the company. She will be based in the Dallas office. Weichsel will be responsible for managing partner relationships, pursuing business expansion opportunities, and project management in the disposition of assets.“With Weichsel’s experience in the disposition of foreclosure properties and auctions, she will be a valuable asset in helping to meet the goals of our clients and investors.” says Larry Latham, CEO of AmeriBid.Prior to joining AmeriBid, Weichsel was a sales manager for the National Property Disposition Center (NPDC), Fannie Mae’s foreclosure division, managing one of the largest teams within NPDC. During her tenure at Fannie Mae, she was responsible for the direct disposition of approximately 25,000 properties in specific geographic territories throughout the country. Additionally, she consulted with Fannie Mae’s eBusiness division to develop and provide a financing product targeted to the underserved population of potential homebuyers. Weichsel spearheaded the alternative disposition effort, managing multiple auction sales for the accelerated disposition of residential assets.Arbor Appoints Peter Reisert to SVP, Capital MarketsUniondale, N.Y.–Arbor Commercial Mortgage LLC has appointed Peter Reisert as senior vice president of capital markets. In this newly created position, Reisert will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Capital Markets department and its role in supporting Arbor’s Fannie Mae, FHA and CMBS production unit. Reisert will also be responsible for identifying new lending partners and developing new lending programs to complement Arbor’s existing product offerings. Reisert has more than 15 years of experience in real estate finance, with a strong focus on capital markets. Prior to joining Arbor, Reisert served as director of capital markets with Centerline Capital Group. Reisert has also held posts with CharterMac Mortgage Capital, PW Funding Inc., and BankAmerica Mortgage and has served as a member of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association. He is a graduate of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Future Leaders program.