Craig Rooney has been named senior vice president of Dallas-based Riverstone Residential Group. Rooney will oversee a portfolio of more than 12,000 apartments units located in Southern California. He previously served as regional vice president for Western National Group, where he oversaw a portfolio of 7,000 units and was also active in new business development.

Additionally, the firm has named Heather Slack senior vice president for the Northern California region. Slack will oversee management operation for more than 9,000 units in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento. She previously served as national director of new business development for Alliance Residential. During her tenure with the company, she also served as director of West Coast acquisitions and, prior to this position, as vice president of the Pacific Northwest region.

Lane Hires Regional VP

Ashley Monroe has been appointed regional vice president with Lane Management. Monroe will supervise the management of the firm's rental communities in the Southeast. Formerly, she worked as a regional director for Centrum Management.

Arbor Appoints Directors

Thomas Christopher has been appointed director in Arbor Commercial Mortgage's office in Darien, Conn. Christopher will be responsible for all of Arbor's loan products including Fannie Mae, Federal Housing Administration, and conduit loans. Prior to joining Arbor, he served at Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance, where he was a founding member of the company's Advantage Loan program.

Additionally, Robert Anderson has been appointed director of Arbor's Atlanta office. Anderson previously served as regional director with Hometown Commercial Capital.

Walker & Dunlop Names SVP

Paul Bernard has joined Walker & Dunlop as senior vice president in the principal investments group. Bernard will lead the group's client relations efforts and assist in broadening the fund management platform at the multifamily financial services firm. He formerly was a principal at MMA Realty Capital.