Wendie Newman serves as executive vice president, asset management for American Healthcare REIT, where she oversees the strategic and asset management function of the company’s nationwide portfolio of medical office buildings. She previously served in the same capacity with American Healthcare Investors, LLC, as well as vice president, asset management of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III and Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV. The merger of those REITs and the business and operations of American Healthcare Investors formed American Healthcare REIT in October 2021.
Newman joined American Healthcare Investors from Ventas’ (NYSE: VTR) wholly owned medical office affiliate, Lillibridge Healthcare Services, where she oversaw the company’s medical office building assets in the Western United States, which included approximately 122 medical office buildings totaling 7.1 million square feet. Ventas is one of the largest healthcare real estate investment trusts in the country. Prior to Lillibridge, Newman held a similar role at Nationwide Health Properties, where she oversaw the company’s national medical office building portfolio until their acquisition by Ventas, Inc. in 2011.
Earlier in her career, Newman held senior positions with PM Realty Group, Sares-Regis Group and CBRE, where she was involved in various real estate activities including acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, leasing and operations for multiple commercial asset types.
Newman received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California, and a master’s of business administration from California State University, Long Beach.
- On September 29, 2021