Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) — The McLean, Virginia bank holding company hired Greg Steele as managing director. He will work within Capital One Securities Inc. and oversee growing the firm's real estate investment banking practice. Prior to joining Capital One, Steele was managing director of the real estate segment at BMO Capital Markets.
Duff & Phelps — Brian Sipes has joined the Dallas location of the New York investment bank as a managing director. He will specialize in transaction advisory services where he will advise both buyers and sellers on due diligence matters, as well as financial projections and post-closing purchase price disputes. Before Duff & Phelps, Sipes was with investment bank Houlihan Lokey.