Investment Officer, Ventas
Mr. Seitz joined Ventas, Inc., when Ventas acquired Nationwide Health Properties (NHP) in 2011. He is responsible for the acquisition of medical office buildings and establishing strategic joint venture relationships with developers and owners. Prior to joining NHP, Mr. Seitz served as a Senior Acquisitions Associate with InSite Medical Properties, a division of The Broe Group, handling the acquisition, equity and debt financing of their medical office building portfolio. Before joining InSite, Mr. Seitz was with Hammes Company, a national healthcare development company focusing on development, facilities planning, asset management and asset advisory services. Mr. Seitz received a BBA in Real Estate and Urban Development and Marketing from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an MBA from University of Colorado-Denver.
Ventas, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs). Furthermore, Ventas finances, owns, and leases healthcare related and senior housing facilities.
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Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Ventas, Inc.
John D. Cobb currently serves as Ventas’s Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, after serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2010 to 2013. During Mr. Cobb’s tenure, he and his team of investment officers developed key customer relationships and facilitated Ventas’s growth through more than $22 billion in accretive mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Ventas, Mr. Cobb served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Senior Lifestyle Corporation, where he led the strategic direction of a 9,000+ unit retirement company with over 3,400 employees. Before that, Mr. Cobb held various positions with GE Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation, with the last being Senior Managing Director.
Mr. Cobb has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Mr. Cobb holds a B.S. degree in Finance from Lehigh University.