Ted Norman has been promoted to senior director and head of U.S. commercial mortgage investments at TIAA-CREF.
Norman previously worked for TIAA in its commercial mortgage unit and, later, separately ran a unit at Capmark that was responsible for commercial mortgage originations and securitization for a TIAA-sponsored national private-label mortgage program.
Prior to TIAA-CREF, he worked at Centerline as a regional team leader in its commercial mortgage origination unit and, most recently, was a managing director for Transwestern, where he was responsible for debt execution for its development and investment activities.
Norman will work out of TIAA-CREF's Charlotte, N.C., office and will report to Rick Coppola, managing director, head of transactions and global real estate.Â
TIAA-CREF's commercial mortgage investment strategy seeks to originate and service a diversified portfolio of commercial mortgages secured by office, industrial and retail assets located in major U.S. markets.