Julie Robinson


Julie Robinson

Senior Vice President, Investments

As Senior Vice President, Investments, Julie Robinson leads the Ventas team responsible for the risk assessment, diligence, negotiation and execution of all the firm’s investments, including real estate acquisitions, ground-up developments, joint venture investments and loans in the U.S. and internationally.

Under Robinson’s leadership, the Company has closed in excess of $20 billion in transactions including transformative investments in the Hospital (Ardent Health Services) and Research (Wexford Science & Technology) sectors as well as trophy developments in outpatient medical, senior living and research. With an emphasis on optimizing business operations and improving performance, Robinson also plays an important role in evaluating and reviewing investment opportunities presented to the Ventas Management Capital Committee.

An accomplished business leader with more than 20 years’ experience in acquisitions, deal structuring, corporate finance, management consulting and process improvement, Robinson joined Ventas in 2012 following a successful career at General Electric (GE). During her GE tenure, Robinson played a lead role in the underwriting, due diligence and negotiation of debt financing for the seniors housing and skilled nursing industry at GE Healthcare Financial Services, and led GE’s strategic initiatives across a variety of industries, including the acquisition of a software company serving the utilities industry and the IPO of Genworth Financial.

Robinson is a member of the Kellogg Real Estate Advisory Council whose mission is to enhance the Northwestern Business School’s impact on the field of real estate through efforts to support quality teaching, research, and curriculum development; to promote student recruitment and placement; and to advance relations with alumni and other leaders in the real estate industry. She also founded the Ventas Women’s Network, an employee resource group dedicated to the success and engagement of women at Ventas through professional development, career management and mentoring.

Robinson received her B.S. in Finance from Miami University and her M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.


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