Norman S. Mitchell has been named president of the California region of the Chicago-based Fuller Commercial Brokerage Co. and will oversee the firm's Los Angeles office and three offices in Northern California. Richard C. Livermore has been named executive vice president/general counsel for Northern California and head of the San Francisco office.
Raymond W. Hartman has been promoted to senior vice president, corporate counsel and secretary of the Becket Group. Timothy J. Clement and Francis R. Loetterle have joined the Los Angeles office of Welton Becket Associates as vice presidents.
Mickey Strauss, president of American Landscape Inc., Canoga Park, has been installed as new president of the California Landscape & Irrigation Council.
Polly Franks has been named corporate vice president of A-M Co., Santa Barbara.
Robert W. Duff, vice president and director of national subdivision and land development for First American Title Insurance Co., Santa Ana, has been promoted to senior vice president.
William M. Harper Jr., formerly with George Elkins Co., has joined Merrill Lynch Commercial Real Estate, Beverly Hills, as vice president and Western regional manager.
Bruce E. Gillespie has been promoted to senior vice president/office and industrial properties for Grubb & Ellis Co.'s new Pacific Southwest region, Newport Beach.
Barry A. Cottle has been promoted to executive vice president for the Orange-based Century American Corp.
Thomas Donnelly has been appointed manager for the San Bernardino branch of Western Landscape Construction, Calabasas, a subsidiary of Environmental Industries Inc.
David Braverman has been named project manager for Kitchell Contractors, Newport Beach.
George M. Wiens has been named partner at the Rancho Cucamonga architectural firm of Wolff, Lang, Christopher Architects Inc.
Cathy Loadvine has been named sales manager at Vokes & Associates, Palos Verdes Estates.
Ronald K. Hill of Gilbert Aja Associates, Laguna Hills, has been named senior associate and director of projects. Clark W. Davis and Lindsay P. Noble have been named associates and senior project architects.
Clayton A. Barnes has been appointed executive vice president of Lawrence Welk Resort Villas, Escondido.
Fred H. Claridge has been appointed president of the acquisition and development division at North American Realty Investment and Development Corp., Los Angeles.
Robert Burke, formerly a housing executive in Denver, has been appointed director of sales and marketing for UDC Development Co., San Diego.
Thomas Newcomer and Rodney O. Higgins have been promoted to associates in the Sorrento Valley-based architectural and engineering firm of Sillman/Wyman & Associates.
Wayne A. Condit of Irvine has been named vice president/counsel of First American Trust Co. Lawrence M. White, regional vice president of First American Title Insurance Co., Santa Ana, has been elected to First American Title's board of directors.
William Ignatiuk, formerly with Russell Vandiver in Vancouver B. C., has joined Carli Architecture, San Diego, as a project designer. James M. Cumming Jr. has joined the firm's Los Angeles office as a project manager.
Dennis M. Ferdig has been promoted to vice president in the San Diego residential division of Pacific Scene.
Herb Lee has been appointed director of corporate business development and relocation for Great Western Real Estate, Santa Ana; Geoff Mountain has been named vice president of the firm's new homes division.
Warren H. Neville, senior appraiser with Cushman & Wakefield Appraisal Division, Ontario, has been awarded the MAI designation by the governing council of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
Michael M. Wilson has been appointed executive vice president of the Glendale-based real estate investment firm of David N. Schultz Inc.
Michael M. Fagan has been named vice president of investments at the Sammis Co., Irvine.
Lawrence A. Owens has been appointed senior consultant for the Los Angeles office of Hill International Inc., a construction claims consulting firm. Stuart S. Richter is the new director of marketing of the New Jersey-based corporation and will direct the national sales force.
Bill Morgan, formerly with Turner Construction Co., has been named manager for the Naiman Co., San Diego. William Mandel, former treasurer of the firm, has been named vice president and chief of operations for Space Saver Inc., founded by the Naiman Co.'s president, Lance D. Alworth.
Robert J. Wurl has joined Lankford & Associates, San Diego, as project director for Regents Square II.
Richard L. Earlix has been named president, Marketing Research at Leisure Technology, Los Angeles. He joins the company after several years with Building Research Consultants Inc.