Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Announces Recent Promotions

Nov 18, 2015, 13:00 ET from Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

NEW YORK and SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) announced today that IREI staff members Lucero Jaramillo, Karen Palma and Linda Ward have received promotions within the company.

Lucero Jaramillo has been promoted to conference director and will oversee IREI's family of events, including its Visions, Insights and Perspectives (VIP) Americas and Europe and its exclusive editorial advisory board meetings. Ms. Jaramillo has been with IREI for more than eight years, with her primary role being event logistics and recruiting.

Karen Palma has been promoted to data services manager and will manage IREI's data services department. The department researches and vets information housed in IREI's proprietary databases, which track funds, commitments and searches. Ms. Palma has been with IREI for eight years and has spent the last five years as a senior data associate.

Linda Ward has been promoted to sponsor services manager. Linda has been with IREI for a year and was previously the executive assistant and sponsor support assistant. As sponsor services manager, she will now manage the sponsorship benefits of IREI's more than 48 sponsoring firms.

"IREI is very happy about all of these promotions," says Erika Cohen, chief operating officer at IREI. "The majority of these staff members have been with IREI for many years and will be very skilled and effective in these roles. IREI is also extremely fortunate to be able to identify talent within and to be able to promote from within the organization."

All of these positions will report to Ms. Cohen, and the individuals will work out of IREI's San Ramon office.

About Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI)

Since 1987, Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI) has been a leading force in industry knowledge, providing institutional real estate and infrastructure investors with decision-making tools via its publications, conferences and information services.

IREI publishes a diversified portfolio of news magazines, special reports and directories for the benefit of the global institutional real estate investment community. Each publication provides subscribers with news, insights and perspective on the trends and events shaping the investment landscape in private equity real estate. 

Our flagship publication, The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Americas, has been the industry's go-to resource for more than 25 years.

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