Barak Berman

Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary

As a member of the Ventas senior leadership team, Berman co-leads the legal support of the Company’s investment, disposition and asset management functions. In his capacity as Assistant Corporate Secretary, Berman provides counsel to our Board of Directors. In addition, Berman leads the Company’s litigation, employment law and regulatory and entity management functions. Berman joined Ventas in 2012 and previously served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel (2016-2021), Assistant General Counsel (2015-2016) and Asset Management Counsel (2012-2015).

Prior to joining Ventas, Berman was an associate in the Corporate Advisory Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP (2011-2012) and Real Estate Group at Winston & Strawn LLP (2006-2011). He is admitted to the Bar of Illinois.

Berman holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Illinois Wesleyan University, cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude – order of the coif.


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