American Assets Inc., San Diego, has announced...

American Assets Inc., San Diego, has announced the promotion of Mark Singerman to executive vice president, real estate development. Prior to joining the firm in 1984, Singerman was regional manager for Kaiser Development Co., Carlsbad.

Shirley L. Doig has been promoted to director of residential marketing communications and merchandising for the Irvine Co. and is responsible for managing the marketing efforts of the firm's residential communities in Irvine, Newport Beach, Tustin and Orange.

O'Donnell, Brigham & Partners has changed its name to O'Donnell, Armstrong, Brigham & Partners with new headquarters at 2201 Dupont Drive, Irvine. The new name reflects contributions Blair Armstrong has made to the firm in the development of 7 million square feet of space, valued at more than $500 million. Armstrong has been resident partner/Southern California since 1979.

James H. Carleton has been appointed managing director of the Design Center of Los Angeles. Carleton was involved in the original organization of the Design Center as leasing manager and has been involved with the contract furnishings industry, representing such firms as Cannell & Chaffin, United Business Interiors and Welton Becket.

Scott Schwartz has been appointed vice president and managing partner at Spencer-Scott Real Estate Group, Los Angeles.

A. O. Reed & Co., San Diego, has appointed Roy E. Hobbs vice president/business development.

Ferguson Partners, Irvine, has named Christopher B. Mahon director of asset management and chief operating officer.

W. Malcolm O'Donnell Jr. has been named director, project marketing for Overton, Moore & Associates Inc., Carson.

Robert S. Baitch has been appointed assistant vice president for architectural design for the McMillin Cos., San Diego.

David Spiegel & Associates, Studio City, has announced the appointment of Hirsch Sherman as director of business development.

Merle White, sales agent for Westoaks Realty Group, has been installed as president of the Las Virgenes Kiwanis Club.

Suzy J. Kellems has been appointed director of marketing for Rothenberg Sawasy Architects Inc., Los Angeles; Barbara Yamashita has been promoted to director of administrative operations for the firm.

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