The real estate arm of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Julian Neave as the director of its London office.

As the first director of the office, Neave will report to Jenny Hammarlund, managing director and head of Europe at Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. Another new hire, Christopher Lankin, is joining the investment organization as the office’s managing director.

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Before joining Cadillac Fairview, Neave was a partner at Quadrant Estates Ltd., a real estate developer focused on office development and refurbishment, retail park asset enhancement and mixed use opportunities in the U.K. Earlier in his career, he was the director of BlackRock Financial Management Inc.’s Hong Kong office.

Lankin, a lawyer, was most recently a vice-president at Oxford Properties, the real estate arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, and was based out of its New York office. Earlier in his career, he was a partner at Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg LLP.

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