Orlando, Fla., May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of CNL Lifestyle Properties, a non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), has appointed Tammy J. Tipton as chief financial officer and treasurer effective May 1. Tipton assumes her new role at a crucial time in the lifecycle of CNL Lifestyle Properties, which is currently exploring a variety of strategic alternatives to liquidate its assets.
She joined CNL Financial Group in 1987 and has held a variety of financial and accounting roles, including regulatory reporting for 20 public entities and the accounting, reporting and servicing for approximately 30 public and private real estate programs. Tipton was appointed group chief financial officer of CNL Financial Group in 2014, overseeing the accounting, reporting, planning and budgeting functions for CNL and its affiliates. Tipton also serves as the CFO for CNL Growth Properties and Global Income Trust, two other non-traded REITs sponsored by CNL.
"My time at CNL has allowed me to work with a wide variety of non-traded REITs at different points in their lifecycles," Tipton said. "I look forward to using my experience and expertise to help CNL Lifestyle Properties during these critical months as it evaluates the best alternatives to provide liquidity to its investors."
Tipton earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida and is a certified public accountant.
About CNL Lifestyle Properties
CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that owns a portfolio of 67 properties in the United States and Canada in the lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., CNL Lifestyle Properties specializes in the acquisition of ski and mountain lifestyle, attractions, marinas and additional lifestyle properties. For more information, visit CNLLifestyleREIT.com.
About CNL Financial Group
CNL Financial Group (CNL) is a leading private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. Since inception in 1973, CNL and/or its affiliates have formed or acquired companies with more than $31 billion in assets. CNL is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit CNL.com.
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