Gerald Robinson served as the executive vice president of Pacific Life Insurance Company from 1994 until his retirement in 2008. He also served as chairman and chief executive officer of Pacific Select Distributors, the firm’s distribution arm, during the same period. Robinson also served as a member of Pacific Life’s investment committee, which was responsible for the purchase and disposition of all assets of the insurance company which included numerous forms of real estate, mortgage and REIT investments.
Prior to Pacific Life, he served in various executive positions in the life insurance industry, including positions with Home Life Insurance Company, Anchor National Life Insurance Company and Private Ledger Financial Services. During his professional career, Robinson has supervised and been a member of due diligence committees responsible for the approval of all financial products offered by broker-dealers for sale through registered representatives including real estate limited partnership, REIT and mortgage-based products.
Prior to the creation of American Healthcare REIT in October 2021 through the merger of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III and Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV, he served as an independent director and member of the audit committee for Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III from inception through the merger.
Prior to his board role with Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Robinson also served as an independent director and member of the audit committee for Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, which built a portfolio of international real estate portfolio valued at approximately $3 billion. The REIT was sold in December 2014 to NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), now DigitalBridge (NYSE: DBRG), in a transaction valued at $4 billion.
Robinson received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University.
- On September 29, 2021