Rick Swartz

rick-swartzExecutive Managing Director and Principal of Cushman-Wakefield Long-Term Care

Richard Swartz is an Executive Managing Director and Principal of Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick-Goldman, Co-Heads CWSG’s Senior Housing Practice and heads the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Swartz joined the Company in 2003 as a Managing Director and Principal responsible for originating, structuring and placing debt and equity investments nationally. In 2007 he opened the firm’s Boston office where he continues to serve the firm’s clients nationally as well as focusing on Boston area real estate operating companies and institutional investors.
Prior to CWSG, from 1998 to 2003, Mr. Swartz was a Managing Director at APC Realty Advisors where he had headed up all equity and debt placement activities nationally and was directly involved in over $3 billion in debt and equity transactions. Prior to APC, Mr. Swartz was involved in the structuring and underwriting of mezzanine investments first at Lazard Freres and subsequently at Capital Trust. Previous to these activities, he spent seventeen years as a pension fund advisor, including eight years at TCW Realty Advisors, where he executed various equity, joint venture and debt investment vehicles.
Mr. Swartz has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Cornell University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Allen McMurtry

1305b_amcmurtryExecutive Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Allen McMurtry is responsible for the origination and execution of senior housing sales nationally for Cushman & Wakefield. With 29 years of experience in Senior Housing brokerage, Allen has sold 165 communities throughout the country with an aggregate value of over $2 billion.

Allen has exclusively represented sellers of Senior Housing properties across the United States since 1986. He has represented numerous types of owners, including publicly traded companies, institutional real estate investment advisors, lenders, bond trustees, not-for-profi ts and individual owners. For these owners, Allen has sold 136 Senior Housing communities with aggregate sales volume of over $1.6 billion. Since 2005, Allen has sold eight entry fee CCRC’s.

Allen graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Economics. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in 10 states. Allen joined Cassidy Turley in 2013 when CLW Real Estate Services Group was acquired by Cassidy Turley.