In a move to strengthen the team, Franklin Street appointed Cary Beale as senior vice president of the company’s Retail Landlord Services’ division. He will focus on strengthening the division’s ability to drive more value to investor clients, while also recruiting top talent in the industry on a national basis. Most recently, Beale worked for DDR Corp. as vice president of leasing. He supervised the leasing of more than 25 million square feet of retail shopping centers in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama, encompassing over 100 properties. Before working with DDR, Beale owned and operated Wireless Giant for two years in Midtown Atlanta. He also owned and operated an award-winning restaurant for six years in Northville, MI. Beale began his early career as a retail tenant services manager for The Beale Group, overseeing leasing for several shopping centers in Michigan.