Blueprint Healthcare


Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors is the leading advisory firm exclusively focused on seniors housing and healthcare real estate. Established in 2013, the team has closed over 380 transactions valued at more than $6.1 billion.

Contact Information

Street:  191 N Upper Wacker Dr Suite 1680
City:  Chicago
State:  IL
Zip Code:  60606 Phone Number:  (312) 300-4000
Website: https://blueprinthcre.com/


Blueprint Healthcare in the News

  • Interview With Alex Florea, Blueprint’s New Head of Capital Markets
    Ben Swett, Editor of The SeniorCare Investor, sat down with Alex Florea, the new Head of Capital Markets at Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, to discuss the current challenges facing borrowers in the seniors housing and care lending market. The post Interview With Alex Florea, Blueprint’s New Head... Read more
    Published on: February 04, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Blueprint Closes Kerrville, Texas SNF Deal
    Jacob Gehl and Humair Sabir of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors kicked off the firm’s 2021 M&A activity with a memory care sale in Kerrville, Texas. Built in 2001 with 36 units, the community was last acquired in 2014 by a private partnership for $2.4 million, or $66,700 per unit, according to our M&A... Read more
    Published on: February 02, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Blueprint Handles Upstate New York Transaction
    Michael Segal and Ben Firestone of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors handled the sale of an 80-bed skilled nursing facility in upstate New York, representing the private ownership group seller in the process.   Originally developed in the mid-1970s in Rensselaer, New York (across the Hudson River from Albany), the facility... Read more
    Published on: January 29, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • People on the Move
    Early last year, we were surprised when Torey Riso told us he was leaving Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, where he had been serving as President and CEO. He was brought in by the founders to add experience and his contacts to the growing firm. And grow it did.... Read more
    Published on: January 28, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Blueprint Sells a SNF in Louisiana
    Brooks Blackmon of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors headed down to the bayou to sell a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Oak Grove, Louisiana (near the border of Arkansas). Built in stages from the 1960s through 1987, the facility had been owned by multiple generations of a local family since... Read more
    Published on: January 22, 2021 By Ben Swett

Ben Firestone

Senior Managing Director, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors

Ben Firestone is a Founding Partner and Senior Managing Director at Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, an advisory firm exclusively focused on seniors housing and healthcare real estate. Ben is one of three founders responsible for launching the firm in 2013 and has been instrumental in its strategic direction. Under his leadership, Blueprint has grown to be a leading advisory firm within the space, completing over 200 transactions since inception.

Ben is an alumni of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Future Leaders Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.