* CBRE Group Inc. has announced that Upper Arlington resident Michael Copella has been named managing director with direct responsibility for the company's Columbus operations, effective July 1.
Copella has been a vice president in CBRE's Office Services group in Columbus since 2011. Prior to joining CBRE, Copella was vice pvvvresident at Alterra Real Estate Advisors.
Copella is a graduate of the State University of New York at Fredonia.
* Chrissy Booker, a Realtor, has joined Cutler's Upper Arlington office as the newest member of their team.
Booker will work out of the Upper Arlington Office, 3380 Tremont Road, Suite 210.
* John Royer of Upper Arlington, with Kohr Royer Griffith Inc., recently graduated from the Columbus REALTORS Leadership Academy.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and has been a commercial real estate practitioner for 26 years.
* Hamilton Capital Management Inc. Chairman and CEO R. Matthew Hamilton, a resident of Upper Arlington, was recently named to the "Best Financial Advisers For Dentists" list by Dental Practice Management magazine.