Milton Chacon has been named team managing director at Moody's Investors Service, taking over responsibilities for Ed Bankole, who left the firm the previous week. Chacon, who previously was a senior vice president in the CMBS group, will work alongside team managing directors Jay Eisbruck and Michael Kanef, reporting to Andy Silver. He will oversee the auto, small business and franchise loan sectors. Chacon joined Moody's in 1997.
Former Banc One Capital Markets ABS researcher Jeff Haleen was hired by buyside firm Lotsoff Capital Management, starting July 1. In his new position as a portfolio manager in the firm's Index-plus-Alpha fund, he reports to chief investment officer Steve Bossu. Haleen, who declined an offer to move to JPMorgan Securities' New York office, will work out of the firm's Chicago office.