DALLAS, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that Mr. Roland O. Quast has joined Behringer Harvard as Senior National Accounts Manager. His responsibilities include developing and supporting retail distribution opportunities for Behringer Harvard's existing and expanding product portfolio including sales of alternative and direct investments.
"Roland brings to Behringer Harvard two decades of experience in the financial services industry, as well as established relationships with a wide range of independent broker-dealers, regional wirehouse broker-dealers and banks," said Mr. Mark V. Petersen, Director of Retail Sales at Behringer Harvard. "We are pleased to welcome such a highly regarded professional to our national accounts service team."
Most recently, Mr. Quast was Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Accounts for the Denver-based broker-dealer division of NRF Capital Markets (NYSE: NRF). From 2009 to 2011, he was responsible for launching the retail sales program and developing the broker-dealer sales channel for NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation, a real estate finance company that focuses on originating and acquiring real estate debt, real estate securities, and net lease properties.
At Dividend Capital Securities from 2003 to 2009, Mr. Quast was Vice President of National Accounts with responsibility for retail securities sales and the management of national broker-dealer accounts. From 1990 to 2003, he had tenures managing account services at Invesco Funds Group, Invesco Retirement Plan Services, Institutional Trust Company and Waddell & Reed Financial Services. Mr. Quast has a BBA in finance and a BA in economics from the University of Minnesota and FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations.
About Behringer Harvard
Behringer Harvard creates and manages global institutional-quality investment programs for individual and institutional investors through its real estate investment trusts, joint ventures and proprietary program structures. The company also offers strategic advisory, asset management and capital market solutions. Programs sponsored and managed by the Behringer Harvard group of companies have attracted equity of more than $5 billion and investments into more than $11 billion in assets. For more information, contact our U.S. headquarters toll-free at 866.655.3600 or our European headquarters at 011 49 40 34 9999 90, or visit us online at behringerharvard.com.