Begor to head GE’s property arm

GE Capital has appointed Mark Begor as head of its commercial real estate division. He comes from the group’s US consumer retail finance business and will replace Ron Pressman as president and chief executive of GE Capital Real Estate.

Bate moves to Mayfair

Investment manager Mayfair Capital has appointed Sarah Bate as director of research. She was previously Rockspring PIM’s director of European research, focusing on product development and investment strategy. James Feilden has also joined to work with Robert Palmer on asset management.

KKR role for Rosenberg

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has hired Ralph Rosenberg as managing director of global real estate investing. He is best known for his role as co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs’ Whitehall Funds and the Archon Capital Commercial Real Estate lending platform until 2004.

Sesler winds up BoAML job

Doug Sesler has left his role as Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global head of real estate principal investments, after winding down the business since 2009. Last year, the bank sold its platforms in Europe and Asia.

Haywards rejoins Cordea Savills

Nick Haywards is returning to his old role at Cordea Savills  as director of institutional business after a stint at JP Morgan Asset Management. Cordea Savills has also appointed Alexandra McGhee as head of fund finance.