CIT Commercial Services appointed Darrin Beer as western regional sales and portfolio manager. In this role, Beer will lead CIT Commercial Services activities in the western U.S. He will continue to be based in Los Angeles and report to Marc Heller, president of CIT Commercial Services.

“Darrin has more than 25 years of financial services experience and has been an important member of our Commercial Services team since 1999,” said Heller. “He brings tremendous knowledge and experience to this new role and will provide strong leadership to the Western regional team as we continue to offer excellent service to our new and long-standing clients in the region.”

“I am excited to be taking on the management of CIT Commercial Services’ Western regional team,” Beer said. “I look forward to working with this team of seasoned professionals to continue to provide financial services that help consumer product companies grow and further build our relationships throughout the region.”

In his previous role with CIT Commercial Services, Beer served as western regional client credit manager, where he oversaw the client loan portfolio for the region and grew client relationships. Beer joined CIT in 1999 when CIT acquired the factoring portfolio of Heller Financial. He previously held the position of senior account executive at Heller Financial. Prior to that, Beer was a leasing broker with Financial Industry Consultants. He has been in the financial services industry since 1990.