Szydlowski Retires from Wells Fargo

Tom Szydlowski, executive vice president of Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital, has retired after 34 years in the real estate finance industry.

Szydlowski came to Wells Fargo after it acquired Reilly Mortgage Group in August 2006, where he was president and CEO. Szydlowski's career also included stints with Chemical Bank, PaineWebber Properties, and Fleet Bank, and as president of the Boston division of Berkshire Mortgage Finance.

Szydlowski also served as chair of the Multifamily Steering Committee for the Mortgage Bankers Association and was a founding board member of Boston's Real Estate Finance Association. Additionally, he was active in the National Multi Housing Council.

Western National Names Shelton as President

Thomas K. Shelton has been named president of Western National Property Management, the multifamily management arm of Western National Group. Western National Property Management oversees the management of more than 20,000 residential units valued at more than $3 billion.

Shelton will lead a team of real estate professionals that supervises a portfolio of assets owned by Western National Group and a portfolio of assets owned by thirdparty clients.

Prior to joining Western National Property Management, Shelton had been regional partner of Greystar Real Estate Partners, where he supervised a portfolio of 26,000 units throughout the West. He also previously held positions at Insignia Residential Group, Koll Management Services, and CBS Investment Realty.

CAS Announces CEO

Toni Portmann has been appointed as CEO of Consolidated American Services (CAS), a property and assetmanagement services company.

She previously served as CEO and president of Stream, a global contact center services provider. She was also vice president of sales and service for Diebold, Inc., where she directed one-third of the company's U.S. business.

At Dallas-based CAS, Portmann will be focused on building and expanding the company's integrated property and asset-management services platform.