Walker & DunlopChief Investment Officer, NorthStar Realty Healthcare

Mr. Bath is the Chief Investment Officer of NorthStar Healthcare Income, Inc. and is responsible for implementing, overseeing and executing senior housing investments. With more than 18 years in the senior housing industry, Mr. Bath has comprehensive experience in operations, asset management, transactions and debt and equity investments.

Prior to joining NorthStar, Mr. Bath served as Senior Vice President of Investments and Asset Management with Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. where he played a key role in growing their portfolio from 20 to 448 properties within a 15-year period. Mr. Bath also served as Head of Senior Housing Investments division at JP Morgan and was instrumental in raising and investing more than $700 million. Most recently, Mr. Bath was hired to create and lead Walker & Dunlop’s healthcare lending division and within one year, Walker & Dunlop was recognized as a leading provider of senior housing loans with over $1 billion of loans under management.

Mr. Bath holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.