Steven Hippel recently joined Oak Brook, Ill.-based Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust as chief financial officer.
Since 2009, Hippel has served as Inland Diversified’s chief accounting officer.
“Steve has been working with us for almost three years and has become a valuable member of our executive management team,” said Barry Lazarus, president and chief operating officer of Inland Diversified. “This promotion reflects his contributions to date and his status as an integral component of our financial management group, now and in the future.”
Prior to joining Inland Diversified, Hippel served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of ORIX Real Estate Capital, Inc., directing all corporate and partnership financial reporting, accounting, treasury and tax compliance for a nationwide portfolio of real estate and mortgage assets.