National Health Investors, Inc.

National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) is a real estate investment trust that specializes in the purchase and leaseback of health care real estate and in making of mortgage loans to health care operators.


National Health Investors, Inc. In The News

  • Senior Care Stocks Stay High After Vaccine News
    After Pfizer’s vaccine announcement on November 9, pretty much every publicly traded senior care provider and REIT saw their share prices jump significantly. We believe that much of the exuberance was mainly from the removal of uncertainty surrounding both the vaccine and the election, but as we said earlier this... Read more
    Published on: November 20, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • Benchmark Senior Living Acquires New Hampshire Seacoast Senior Living
    Benchmark Senior Living added to its Northeast portfolio with the acquisition of an assisted living community that has been in operation in Rye, New Hampshire for over 20 years. The property last sold in 2017, when EvoLve Senior Living acquired it for $12 million, or $300,000 per unit, with the... Read more
    Published on: November 20, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • Senior Care Soars
    What happened on November 9 was a bit of a shock, but in a good way. Senior care and REIT stocks soared after a year of forgettable foibles. The reason? Pfizer’s announcement that its COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective, and that it could be available very soon,... Read more
    Published on: November 10, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • National Health Investors Acquires Wisconsin Assisted Living Community
    Ten months after refinancing a 43-unit assisted living/memory care community in Bellevue, Wisconsin, National Health Investors executed on a purchase option for the property. Opened in 2019, the community was operated by 41 Management through its affiliate Matthews Senior Living.   Not long after the community opened, NHI provided... Read more
    Published on: October 01, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • National Health Investors Provides Occupancy and Rent Update
    We appreciate any transparency from companies and how they are dealing with impact from COVID-19. As such, National Health Investors provided an update for its latest rent collection and occupancy results. The REIT collected 96.6% of contractual rent in September, which improved on the 95.3% success rate announced... Read more
    Published on: September 18, 2020 By Ben Swett

Eric Mendelsohn

1510emendelsohnPresident & CEO, National Health Investors

Eric Mendelsohn is President & CEO of NHI, a diversified REIT based in greater Nashville that specializes in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. Eric Mendelsohn has more than 20 years of healthcare real estate and financing experience. Previously, Eric was with Emeritus Senior Living for 9 years, most recently as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development where he was responsible for the financing and acquisition of assisted living properties, home health care companies and executing corporate finance strategies. Prior to Emeritus, Eric was with the University of Washington as a Transaction Officer where he worked on the development, acquisition and financing of research, clinic and medical properties. Prior to that, Eric was a practicing transaction attorney, representing lenders and landlords. Eric has a BS from American University in International Relations, a Law Degree from Pepperdine University, and a Masters (LLM) in Banking and Finance from Boston University. Eric is a member of the Florida and Washington State Bar Associations.