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Bradley James Hill, formerly affiliated with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and more recently a project designer for Gensler & Associates, has been named director of interior architecture for Albert C. Martin & Associates of Los Angeles.

Don Steffensen has been promoted to executive vice president for the Lusk Co., Irvine. He is first vice president of the Building Industry Assn., Orange County Region and secretary-treasurer of the BIA/Southern California.

Ronald E. Douglas, most recently executive vice president and chief operating officer of Murdock Development Co., Los Angeles, has been named president of Rancon Financial Corp., Rancho California.

Tad Jones has been named president and general manager of Coldwell Banker Capital Management Services, Los Angeles. He joined the company in 1971, later served as national marketing director for industrial properties and its investment group and was appointed senior vice president. Ray S. Bradley, manager of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Management Services’ South Bay office and with the company since 1974, has been named a vice president of the national real estate firm.


Loydene Lazich has been appointed assistant vice president in the Orange County office of Chicago Title, in charge of subdivision sales for that region.

Richard D. Miller has been promoted to the post of vice president/engineering of Tishman Construction Corp. of California, Arizona and Colorado.

Jeffrey B. Holm has rejoined Signal Landmark Inc., Irvine, as senior vice president in charge of the Bolsa Bay project; Darlene A. Frost has been named vice president in charge of the firm’s governmental affairs.

Project architect and designer Gregory Friesen has been named an associate in the architectural firm of Deems/Lewis & Partners, San Diego.

Nicholas Rogers has been named partner in the Orange office of Lee & Associates. Formerly Rogers operated his own commercial brokerage firm.

Gruen Associates, Los Angeles, has named nine staff members as associates of the firm. They are Aram Alajajian, senior designer; Jon Courtney, construction coordinator; Chad Dasnanjali, senior architect; John Eloe, head of architecture; Lynn Matsuno, construction coordinator; Michael Mekeel, senior designer; David Mieger, senior planner; Patricia Smith, senior planner and landscape architect, and Karl Swope, senior architect.

Guy K. Johnson, formerly with Union Bank and Kenneth Leventhal & Co., has been appointed assistant vice president/income property division at Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Co., Irvine.

Ian R. Waddell, has been appointed director of parking structures for Saffell & McAdam Inc.'s new parking structure division, Irvine.

Ida Prestwich has been appointed director of marketing for Allwest Development Corp., Pasadena, and Sanford Schwartz has been named executive vice president.

Lowell Hartkorn has been named regional marketing director for IDM Securities Corp., a subsidiary of IDM Corp., Long Beach.

Salvatore F. Guarino has been named to senior vice president/development and acquisitions for Hilton Hotels Corp., Beverly Hills.

Gail R. Mulcahy, formerly with the Irvine Co., has been named vice president/real estate asset management for Watson Land Co., Carson.

Michael B. Birnie has been named executive vice president of Iliff, Thorn & Co., a Phoenix-based commercial real estate brokerage firm, for California, Arizona and Colorado.

The Los Angeles office of Landauer Associates has announced the following promotions: Brent A. Palmer to senior vice president and manager of the office’s Valuation & Technical Services Division; Vincent D. Vassallo Jr. to vice president; Eric Pfeiffer and William A. Scully to assistant vice presidents, and D. Scott Gibler to assistant vice president in the Marketing & Financial Services Division.

Monique Parker has joined the Halferty Development Co., Pasadena, as property manager.

Alfred M. Collins has joined the Los Angeles office of Welton Becket Associates as vice president/business development for the firm’s interiors group.

Paul A. Marshall has been promoted to vice president at Hawthorne Development Co., Laguna Hills.

Marc Sandstrom has been elected chairman and chief executive officer of Great American Development Co., San Diego, and Peter J. Hall as president and chief operating officer of the firm.

Christopher M. Judson has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer for McKellar Development of La Jolla.

Richard P. Welles, former general manager of the Crocker Center in downtown Los Angeles, has been named vice president/asset management for the Halferty Development Co., Pasadena.

Tom Awbrey and Dale E. Drexler have been promoted to senior associates, and Bruce C. Thomas has been named associate at Krommenhoek/McKeown & Associates, San Diego.

Promotions of legal staff personnel at Coldwell Banker Commercial Group, Los Angeles, include Ellis Reiter and Wallace Rosvall, new vice presidents; Douglas Lofgren and Stephen A. Rains, new assistant vice presidents; Lucy Robins, Patrick Stacker and Robert Spira, to senior counsels.