People (September 2007)

Growing Lillibridge makes new hires



By John Mugford


Chicago-based Lillibridge, a private healthcare real estate firm, recently made numerous personnel moves, including the hiring of people in a variety of positions.

In recent months, Lillibridge hired:

■ Chuck Fendrich to head its property management division;

■ Mike Kassarjian as director of Lillibridge Advisors;

■ Patrick Napue as property controller; and

■ Ross Goyer as general manager of the company’s Indianapolis office.

Mr. Fendrich joined Lillibridge with 27 years of experience in the real estate industry. Most recently he was the senior VP of asset management at Shorenstein Realty Services, where he oversaw the firm’s Midwest assets, including the John Hancock Center, the Prudential Plaza and 500 West Monroe Street. As Lillibridge’s SVP of management and leasing, he oversees leasing, property management and property management accounting.

Mr. Kassarjian has an MBA from Rice University and 13 years of industry experience. His last position was as the acquisitions associate for Brookdale Senior Living. At Lillibridge, Mr. Kassarjian is responsible for making strategic real estate decisions for Lillibridge clients.

Mr. Napue was most recently the director of property accounting for Inland Retail Real Estate Trust. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years and oversees the accounting functions for all of Lillibridge’s properties.

Mr. Goyer was recently the general manager for Lauth Property Group, where he was responsible for a 500,000 square foot healthcare portfolio of existing properties and 500,000 square feet of properties under construction. At Lillibridge, Mr. Goyer oversees the operations of Lillibridge’s Indianapolis portfolio, which includes buildings on four hospital campuses.

Earlier in 2007, Lillibridge also hired the following personnel:


■ Mary Ann Kennedy as a portfolio manager in the Dallas office. Ms. Kennedy oversees three different portfolios in San Antonio, Austin and Denver. She has 25 years of corporate and investment real estate experience and most recently served as the global property manager for Nortel Corp.

■ Jim Segal as portfolio manager. Mr. Segal was most recently with Aegis Properties Corp., where he was the general manager. As Lillibridge’s portfolio manager, Mr. Segal oversees a variety of medical office portfolios.

■ Patty Ford as general manager. Ms. Ford has been in medical property management for 18 years, working as director of property management for OhioHealth for 11 of those years. She will continue to be responsible for the management of buildings that Lillibridge acquired from OhioHealth.

■ Joanne Kerrigan as the new medical design director. Ms. Kerrigan has been corporate design and project management for 15 years, most recently working for HOK Advance Strategies. At Lillibridge, she works with physicians on designing their suites and establishing their space requirements.

Donald McNutt

leaves Irvine Co.

to be EVP at HCP
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Health Care Property Investors Inc. (NYSE:HCP) recently announced that it has hired Donald McNutt as executive VP of operations. Mr. McNutt joins HCP’s senior management team to assist in further implementing strategic growth initiatives.

Mr. McNutt moves to HCP after spending 31 years with Newport Beach, Calif.-based Irvine Co. He was most recently the firm’s treasurer and senior VP of Capital Markets.

During his career he was also responsible for operations, and development and leasing, including leasing activities for the company’s 24 million square foot portfolio of office properties.

HCP is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests directly or through joint ventures in healthcare facilities. As of June 30, the company’s portfolio of properties, excluding assets held for sale but including investments through joint ventures and mortgage loans, included 675 properties. The portfolio is composed of 323 senior housing facilities, 216 medical office buildings, 41 hospitals, 66 skilled nursing facilities and 29 other healthcare facilities.

David Gilbert

joins ING Clarion’s

new platform

NEW YORK – ING Clarion Partners LLC, a real estate investment advisor, recently announced that it has hired David Gilbert as managing director and portfolio manager of the company’s new global opportunity platform.

Mr. Gilbert oversees the development of the global opportunity business from his office in New York; he leads a team that operates from offices around the world.

Mr. Gilbert was formerly with JP Morgan Real Estate, where he was a managing director with responsibility for an alternative property fund. That fund focused on non-core real estate assets, including medical properties.

Prior to that, Mr. Gilbert served as managing partner of the JP Morgan Partners Real Estate Group and co-chairman of the Peabody Funds, a global real estate opportunity fund co-sponsored by JP Morgan. He has been involved in real estate finance and investment management for more than 25 years.

For the Record

Trammell Crow Co. announced last month that Adam Nims has joined the firm as a senior associate in its Healthcare business unit. He will be based out of Trammell’s Dallas office and will focus on project and business development in the firm’s national healthcare business. Mr. Nims worked at Trammell Crow as a summer associate in 2006, between his first and second year at Harvard Business School. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School in June. He joins Trammell Crow from Centex Construction (now Balfour Beatty), where he was a senior project engineer for numerous projects totaling $162 million. His projects include three major expansions for Children’s Medical Center in Dallas and most recently Mansfield Methodist, a $70 million greenfield hospital campus… Skanska USA Building Inc. of Southfield, Mich., announced the promotion of Don Rogers to VP. Mr. Rogers has been with Skanska for 12 years, working in the areas of healthcare, higher education and K-12 construction. Company officials say he played a significant role in the 240,000 square foot addition at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Mich. He also led an addition to Mt. Clemens General Hospital and is currently working on several projects at the University of Michigan. q

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