Inland American Real Estate Trust named Christopher Covey as its senior vice president of transactions.
In his new position, Covey will lead Inland's acquisition and disposition teams and help pilot company strategies.
Covey has spent 25 years in the retail real estate industry, most recently serving as managing director of acquisitions for Kimco Realty Corp. He has also worked as a director and investment officer for Heller Financial's central southeast regions.
Covey earned a bachelor's degree in accountancy and finance from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.