A&G Realty Partners — The real estate advisory firm hired Jonathon Graub as a principal. Graub was most recently executive vice president of Charming Shoppes Inc., a plus-size clothing retail chain based in Bensalem, Pa. While there, he helped grow the franchise from roughly 1000 stores to 2,300. A&G is based in Melville, N.Y.
Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. — The Cleveland investment bank announced five new hires, including Michael Goettemoeller, Robert Flanigan, Michael Vidmar, Dan Nicholls and Casey Sears. Goettemoeller joins as vice president from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was also a vice president, advising companies in the commercial banking and technology space among other industries. Prior to that, he was an engineering manager at Texas Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: TXN). Joining the firm’s real estate group is Flanigan, as a vice president, and Vidmar, as an analyst. They were originally at Townsend Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, respectively. Nicholls, previously with CNA Financial Corp., joins the healthcare and life sciences group as an analyst. Sears joins Brown Gibbons Lang as an associate, specializing in equity capital markets and hospitality. Brown Gibbons Lang also promoted Michael Vinciguerra to partner. Vinciguerra joined the firm in 2006.