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Griffin Capital appoints senior VP head of marketing

Griffin Capital Corporation has appointed Diana L Keary as senior vice president, head of marketing.

In her new role, Keary will assume a variety of responsibilities, including designing and executing strategies to expand the company’s brand awareness among its key constituents, including investors, financial advisers and their broker-dealers and registered investment advisers; directing all Griffin Capital product marketing; and interacting with various media platforms.  
Kevin A Shields, chairman and CEO of Griffin Capital, says: “We are extremely fortunate to have attracted a seasoned professional of Diana’s experience and talents, and we welcome her to our firm and to our senior management team. At a time when sound, income-producing investment solutions are increasingly valued among investors and their advisors, Griffin Capital has an opportunity to continue to significantly build the awareness of our brand, our products and our firm.  We look forward to gaining the advantages of Diana’s skill and professional expertise.”
A marketing veteran with more than 25 years of financial services industry experience, Keary comes to Griffin Capital from National Planning Holdings, where she most recently was vice president, head of practice management, a role in which she was responsible for expanding the network’s practice management offering to 3,300 independent and bank-based financial advisors.
During her career, Keary has held high-level marketing positions with leading real estate and investment management companies, including Grubb & Ellis, AXA Equitable, WM Group of Funds, and MetLIfe Investors Group, among others.
Keary says: “I am very pleased to join Griffin Capital, which has earned a tremendous reputation within the industry for its outstanding investment products and investment management abilities. I look forward to driving the recognition of Griffin Capital to greater levels, and to helping the firm reach a wider audience as it continues to grow and introduce more products and solutions to meet investors’ needs.”  

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