Memos and distinctions
First Citizens has opened a 6,500-square-foot replacement bank branch at 212 E. Main St., Moncks Corner.North Charleston-based CPM Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch at 1112 N. Main St., Suite C, Summerville. Palmetto Goodwill has opened a training center at 2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston.Todd P. Garrett of Avison Young has been named 2012 Commercial Realtor of the Year by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.Jack Owens and Reid Davis of Lee Associates represented the landlord in leasing 1,888 square feet at 1476 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Mount Pleasant, to Pearce Law Firm LLC.Medical University of South Carolina researcher Dr. Thomas Jhou has been named the recipient of the 2013 C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy by the American Association of Anatomists for advances in the study of brain structure and function.Thompson E. Penney, president and chief executive officer of LS3P Associates Ltd., has joined the board of directors of Charleston-based CresCom Bank and its holding company, Carolina Financial Corp.Christian MacIver, general manager of North Charleston-based MWV Specialty Chemicals, has been named chair for the March of Dimes Lowcountry division’s 2013 Signature Chefs Auction.Robert Pratt of RE/MAX Pro Realty represented the tenant, Marathon Collision LLC, in leasing a 30,500-square-foot building at 6425 Fain St., North Charleston. Woody Kapp of Meyer Kapp & Associates represented the landlord.Trey Lucy and Blair Belk of Lincoln Harris represented the landlord in leasing retail space at the Market at Cane Bay in Goose Creek to Creekville Spirits.Dexter C. Rumsey IV and Thomas M. Boulware VI of NAI Avant represented the sellers in the $2.75 million sale of a 5,600-square-foot building at 370 King St., Charleston, to Cooper Barrons Properties LLC.