John Dark is a Managing Director of Prudential Real Estate Investors (“PREI”), a fully integrated global real estate investment management firm with more than $49.1 billion of gross assets under management as of 12/31/11. Mr. Dark currently directs Acquisitions, Sales, and Asset Management for Senior Housing Partners III and SHP IV, LLC.
The SHP series of funds are closed-end, discretionary, commingled funds specifically focused on equity investments in the senior housing industry. To date, the SHP series of funds have invested in excess $500 million of equity in a wide array of senior housing transactions valued in excess of $1 billion with national, regional, and local operators and partners. SHP IV, the newest and largest fund, obtained over $560 million of commitments from its investor clients and is currently seeking new investment opportunities.
Prior to devoting full time to senior housing, Mr. Dark held a wide array of responsibilities involving the acquisition and development of commercial real estate for Prudential.