Behringer Harvard appoints Kym Janney as CFO and CAO for two opportunity REITs

Behringer Harvard ahas appointed Kymberlyn (Kym) Janney as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT I, Inc. and Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II, Inc. Janney has served as the Senior Vice President - Financial Administration of these investment programs' advisors since July 2010.

Janney has more than 25 years of experience in accounting and financial activities related to commercial real estate, including more than 20 years of management-level experience. Before joining Behringer Harvard, from October 2009 until July 2010, she served as a consultant for Meridian Realty Advisors, a full-service real estate management and advisory company focused on senior living and healthcare-related real estate investment opportunities.

"As Behringer Harvard grows, we continue to add seasoned industry professionals. Kym brings a wealth of applicable experience that makes her a welcome addition to our management team," says Robert S Aisner, Chief Executive Officer of Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT I and Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT II.

From February 2007 to September 2009, Janney was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Direct Development, where she was responsible for accounting and reporting systems, internal controls and policies and procedures for the commercial retail development company, brokerage company and related project entities. From October 2004 to January 2007, she was Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Hawkeye Partners, LP, a start-up real estate private equity fund. From December 1994 to October 2004, anney was with the Hampstead Group, a privately held real estate investment company, where she served as Controller from 1994 to 1999 and as Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2004. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.