We bring you the latest on new hires and promotions within the real estate industry and every profession that services it.

Violet PR promotes Forrest to vice president

Violet PR has promoted Christina Forrest to vice president, touting her role in growing the Montclair-based firm since joining its team nearly a decade ago.

Longtime retail brokers Winters, Horne join RIPCO New Jersey team

RIPCO Real Estate has added two veteran retail brokers as executive vice presidents, helping to bolster its team in the New Jersey market.

JLL Capital Markets details new promotions, hire on Morristown-based graphics team

JLL has announced two promotions and a recent hire as part of the ongoing growth of its Morristown-based capital markets office.

NAI Hanson’s Chris Todd named SIOR New Jersey secretary

A key broker with NAI James E. Hanson has assumed the post of New Jersey chapter secretary with the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.

Wells Fargo taps new commercial banking division sales executive in metro N.J., N.Y.

Wells Fargo has named a new commercial banking division sales executive for the metro New Jersey and New York region.

FNRP names executive chairman, chief investment officer in two C-suite moves

First National Realty Partners has named a new executive chairman and chief investment officer after a promotion and a new hire on its Red Bank-based team.

JLL taps longtime team member as associate focused on multifamily investment sales

A longtime member of JLL’s New Jersey capital markets practice is now an associate with the Morristown-based team.

Spiro Harrison changes name, adds veteran redevelopment attorneys as partners

Law firm Spiro Harrison has added redevelopment attorneys Brian M. Nelson and Kira S. Dabby, while announcing that it has changed its name to Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC.

GTL Construction names new chief financial officer

GTL Construction has hired an accounting and finance veteran as its new chief financial officer, the White Plains, New York-based firm announced.

Unity Bank taps Peene as senior vice president, chief depository officer

A banking industry veteran has joined Unity Bank as its senior vice president and chief depository officer, the Clinton-based lender announced.