Multi-Housing Executives on the Move

James P. Gross Joins MBA as Associate VP of Accounting, Tax, Bank Regulation Washington, D.C.–The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently appointed James P. Gross as associate vice president of accounting, tax and bank regulation. In this capacity, Gross will help develop and implement MBA’s strategy on legislative, regulatory and industry issues in the areas of accounting and tax policy and bank regulatory capital. He will also be the staff representative to MBA’s Financial Management Committee. “Gross’ thorough understanding of financial management and accounting standards and his years of active participation on our Financial Management Committee will allow him to step right in and hit the ground running,” says Jonathan L. Kempner, MBA’s president and CEO. Gross has over 20 years of experience working in accounting and tax policy in the industry including 10 years of Big 4 accounting experience.Coloney Group of RE/MAX Partners Names Robert T. Perdigon Financial Director ofForeclosure Response TeamMiami–The Coloney Group of RE/MAX Partners recently named Robert T. Perdigon (pictured) as financial director of the newly formed Foreclosure Response Team (FRT). With a specialization in short sale transactions, FRT aids homeowners facing foreclosure throughout the state of Florida. As part of The Coloney Group of RE/MAX Partners Foreclosure Response Team, Perdigon is responsible for pre-qualifying sellers to determine if a short sale is a viable option, gathering and packaging all financial information required by the lender, negotiating with the lender to obtain the best outcome for all parties and monitoring the buyer’s side to ensure timely closing.Prior to his entry into the real estate industry, Perdigon worked extensively in the financial services arena. His experience includes serving as a commercial lending analyst/underwriter for Barnett Bank of Pinellas county and a financial consultant for Healthcare Microsystems Inc., in addition to Marsh Currington Consulting, specializing in cost accounting, managed care payment analysis and payment negotiations.Camden Hires Two New VPs, Promotes Two OthersHouston–Camden Property Trust, based in Houston, has promoted Kristy Simonette to chief information officer, from vice president of business services, and Todd Triggs to vice president of real estate investments, from director of real estate investments.The company also recently hired Bob Fisher as vice president and general counsel and Kip Zacharias as vice president of business services.Prior to joining Camden, Fisher was a partner and member of the executive committee of Winstead PC, a Houston law firm and Zacharias has served as a consultant for Camden for the past eight years.