Chad Lavender

Vice Chairman Healthcare, Alternative Real Estate Assets, Newmark Knight Frank

Chad Lavender joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019 and currently serves as co-head and vice chairman for the company’s Healthcare and Alternative Real Estate Assets platform. In this capacity, he is responsible for healthcare and seniors housing-related investment advisory and equity transactions throughout the United States. He also focuses on medical office buildings, hospitals, life sciences and biotech practices as well as other alternative real estate asset classes. With more than 11 years of commercial real estate experience, particularly in healthcare and seniors housing, Mr. Lavender has completed more than $15 billion in transactions throughout the United States.   

Mr. Lavender joined Newmark Knight Frank after serving as co-head of HFF’s National Healthcare Group for three years, preceded by four years as a senior managing director. While there, he focused primarily on seniors housing, and his team consistently ranked among the company’s top producers for five years. Prior to HFF, Mr. Lavender was an investment broker with the seniors housing group of ARA before the company was acquired by NKF parent company BGC Partners, Inc.  

Rob Reis

Rob ReisFirst Vice President Investments, Director, Marcus & Millichap

Rob Reis is a First Vice President of Investments working out of Marcus & Millichap’s San Francisco office. Prior to Marcus & Millichap he was involved in management consulting, advertising and sales.

Mr. Reis joined Marcus & Millichap in November 2006 and sold his first building within four months. He has been the recipient of nine national achievement and sales recognition awards.

Mr. Reis received a bachelor’s degree in American Literature from Middlebury College in Vermont. He lives in Mill Valley, California with his wife and three children.