Brian Newman


Brian Newman

Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Brian L. Newman is the Portfolio Manager for the Ventas Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund, a perpetual life vehicle that focuses on investments in core and core plus life science, outpatient medical and senior housing real estate in North America. He is responsible for supervising the investment and asset management functions of the Fund as well as strategic planning and investor relations. The $2+ billion open-end fund is sponsored by Ventas, Inc.

Prior to joining Ventas, Newman enjoyed an extensive career in global private equity involving $10+ billion in invested equity covering more than $40 billion in assets under management. As a real estate investor, Newman has been responsible for acquisitions covering every asset class with a focus on healthcare, hospitality and distressed situations where value is created at the intersection of real estate fundamentals, active business operations and strategic legal maneuvering.

Prior to Ventas, Newman honed his real estate experience at Madison Dearborn Partners; Merrill Lynch’s Global Principal Investments real estate platform; real estate private equity fund manager Walton Street Capital; and as a private equity attorney at Kirkland & Ellis.

Newman earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business, his Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) from Harvard Law School and his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois where he was the Lincoln Laureate.


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