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MEET THE
TEAM

Our team has over 100 years of combined experience in senior housing, healthcare and real estate, and have acquired, developed and financed over $1 billion in healthcare transactions

Luke has over 20 years of experience as a finance and real estate professional with a focus in acquisition, financing, valuation and analysis of healthcare real estate assets.  Prior to his role at Inspired Healthcare Capital, Luke was a Vice President of Capital Markets at Transwestern where he was a healthcare consultant to private equity funds, REITs, operators and developers. Preceding Transwestern, Luke served as Vice President of Acquisitions at Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT and as Acquisitions Manager at Healthcare Trust of America REIT (HTA), a publicly traded REIT.  While working in the REIT industry, Luke sourced and closed over $700 million in acquisitions, where he was responsible for building Argus models, underwriting acquisition opportunities and managing the due diligence process.

Prior to HTA, Luke earned his appraisal license as a valuation manager at CB Richard Ellis, providing valuation and advisory services for existing and proposed commercial properties including retail, office, multifamily, industrial, hotels and special-use projects. Additionally, Luke achieved his CPA designation during his tenure at Ernst & Young, LLP, where he was early promoted to a manager within the firm’s Real Estate Advisory Group.  Luke began his career at Raymond James as a financial analyst, where he attained his Series 7 and 63 licenses.

Luke received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated with honors.

Luke has attained the following designations/licenses:

·         Real Estate Salesperson License

·         Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

·         Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Luke Lee currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for Inspired Healthcare Capital. As CEO, Luke is responsible for the strategic growth and vision of the fund, and establishing operational priorities and providing leadership that will promote effective overall management of the fund.

Chief Executive Officer

Luke Lee

EXECUTIVE TEAM

President of Capital Markets
National Sales Manager

Patrick Lam

Patrick is the President of Capital Markets and National Sales Manager of the distribution team at Inspired Healthcare Capital. 

Prior to joining Inspired Healthcare Capital, Patrick held  similar roles at Griffin Capital, MetLife Investors, AIG SunAmerica and Nationwide Annuities.  Patrick has raised over $1.2 Billion during his 16+ year career in capital markets. Patrick brings to the team a wealth of experience in fundraising and fund structuring.

 

Patrick and his family live in San Mateo, California.  He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science of Economics.

Director of Finance

Paolo Chen

Paolo serves as Director of Finance for Inspired Healthcare Capital.  He is responsible for accounting, tax, budgeting and financial reporting for Inspired Healthcare Capital and its funds.

Paolo has more than 15 years of accounting and finance

experience from both public and private companies in industries ranging from construction, investment, advertising, healthcare technology, and to professional service. He has led a broad range of controller and finance responsibilities with operations ranging from $15M to over $100M in annual revenues. Prior to joining Inspired Healthcare Capital, Paolo served as Controller for Pravati Capital, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for fund accounting, portfolio management and collection, financial modeling, and investor reporting, while actively involved in deal structuring and underwriting.

 

Paolo graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.

Director of Underwriting

Mike Jones

Mike serves as Director of Underwriting for Inspired Healthcare Capital. Mike is responsible for underwriting senior housing investment opportunities.

Mike brings over 10 years of experience specializing in

the financing of Seniors Housing Real Estate. Prior to
joining Inspired Healthcare Capital, Mike was the lead underwriter for Hunt Real Estate Capital’s Seniors Housing and Healthcare bridge lending program. Prior to joining Hunt, Mike was an underwriter for Red Capital Group’s balance sheet lending program. At both Hunt and Red, Mike worked with sales teams and senior credit officers underwriting seniors housing real estate collateral, structuring transactions, providing market analysis, and preparing and presenting credit memos for approval of 1st Mortgage Bridge to Agency, Mezzanine, and Construction loans. Prior to specializing in Seniors Housing Real Estate, Mike had a 10 plus year career in commercial banking. During that time, he was responsible for maintaining the credit quality of a $50 million+ small business loan portfolio. He has underwritten various commercial loan types including traditional C&I loans, guidance lines of credit for real estate investors, structured senior secured loans to commercial finance companies, and seniors housing and multi-family real estate bridge loans.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an Accounting emphasis from the University of Phoenix. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his four children.

Director of Development

Brian Lester

Brian currently serves as the Director of Development for Inspired Healthcare Capital. Brian is responsible for overseeing construction and development projects along with executing the firm's development strategy.

Brian has over 25 years of construction and development experience. Brian is very knowledgeable in design, ground-up construction and remodeling.

Prior to joining Inspired Healthcare Capital, Brian served as the Director of Construction and Development for both Monolith Inc. and Gorman & Company and as Operations Manager for Perlo Construction. Previously, Brian founded a development company that had a long term development agreement with Circle K.

Brian has a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University and Leadership raining Certificates from Dick Warren School of Senior Management. 

Director of Acquisitions

Jason Muth

Jason currently serves as Director of Acquisitions for Inspired Healthcare Capital.  Jason is responsible for business development, identifying viable senior housing acquisition opportunities, and underwriting investment opportunities.

Jason has specialized in senior housing since 2006.  Prior to joining Inspired Healthcare Capital, Jason served as Project Manager at Bonaventure Senior Living where he was responsible for sourcing and closing on land opportunities within viable markets for the development of future communities.  In this position, Jason performed the necessary due diligence, proforma, market study, and competitor analysis to determine profitability, risks, and hurdles to overcome in order to ensure optimal site locations and successful investments.

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In addition, Jason held the position of Vice President Acquisitions & Real Estate Portfolio Manager at Sunwest Management.  While with Sunwest, the company had built itself into the nation’s 4th largest senior living owner/operator and grew its senior housing portfolio to include over 280 independent living and assisted living facilities across 38 states.

Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

 
 
 
 
 
 

CAPITAL MARKETS TEAM

Patrick Lam

Patrick Lam

President of Capital Markets
National Sales Manager
Robert Brennan

Robert Brennan

Senior Vice President
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Joe Maymo

Senior Vice President
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Sly Pusiri

Senior Vice President
Internal Sales | National
Accounts Associate

Suzanne Ngo

CLIENT & INVESTOR RELATIONS TEAM

Daniela Chavez

Internal Sales Associate
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Sidney Kilian

Investor Relations Associate

Keri Ohlinger

Client Relations Associate

Erin Li

Client Relations Associate