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Brooks Barton Joins American Healthcare Investors As Vice President of Seniors Housing

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (April 15, 2013) – American Healthcare Investors, a commercial real estate investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and management of healthcare-related properties, announced today that Brooks Barton has joined the company as vice president of seniors housing.   

“Brooks is an accomplished healthcare professional with extensive experience in the specialized field of senior living facilities,” said Danny Prosky, a founding principal of American Healthcare Investors. “He will play a key role in facilitating the acquisition and management of assisted living facilities and other properties that cater to the needs of our growing senior population, assets we believe to be among the most attractive real estate investment opportunities.”

Barton has worked in the healthcare industry since 2000 and is an authority on seniors housing and long-term care models. He has previously served in key operational and executive positions with Brookdale Senior Living, Kisco Senior Living and most recently with Capital Senior Living, one of the nation’s largest operators of residential communities for seniors.  Barton served as regional director of Capital Senior Living’s 800-bed Carolinas portfolio of senior housing facilities, responsible for comprehensive oversight, including risk management, asset management, and overall operational and clinical compliance.  

Barton earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from Columbia College.   He is a licensed assisted living administrator.  

American Healthcare Investors manages a portfolio of healthcare-related real estate valued in excess of $1.4 billion, based on aggregate acquisition price, on behalf of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc.  As of April 15, 2013, this nationwide portfolio includes 153 properties comprised of medical office buildings, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and assisted living facilities located throughout 28 states.

About American Healthcare Investors LLC
American Healthcare Investors is an investment management firm that specializes in the acquisition and management of healthcare-related real estate, including medical office buildings, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and assisted living facilities.  The company was founded by nationally recognized real estate investment executives Jeff Hanson, Danny Prosky and Mathieu Streiff, who have completed in excess of $16 billion in aggregate acquisition and disposition transactions during their careers, approximately $6 billion of which has been healthcare-related real estate transactions.  American Healthcare Investors is committed to providing investors with access to the potential benefits that healthcare-related real estate ownership can provide. For more information regarding American Healthcare Investors, please visit www.AmericanHealthcareInvestors.com.

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Posted in Press Release on Apr 18, 2013