Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) (“the Company”), a self-managed healthcare properties REIT, announced today that it has named Jeff Theiler to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective July 7, 2014. Mr. Theiler will report directly to the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, John T. Thomas.
Mr. Thomas commented, “We are excited to add someone of Jeff’s caliber to our management team. He has a very strong background in real estate with a particular knowledge of healthcare assets and has a wealth of transactional experience. We believe he brings a valuable skillset to Physicians Realty Trust as Chief Financial Officer and look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow our portfolio.”
Mr. Theiler was most recently with Green Street Advisors, a leading real estate and REIT-focused independent research, trading, and consulting firm, where he served as an equity research analyst covering the healthcare and laboratory space. Prior to that, he was a Vice President in the real estate investment banking divisions of Banc of America Securities and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Theiler has also held roles as a real estate risk assessor. He received his M.B.A. in Corporate Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School, an M.S.P.H. in Environmental Science from Tulane University and a B.S. in Biology from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Theiler stated, “Physicians Realty Trust offers a great opportunity to be part of a team with a proven track record in the health care REIT industry. In a short period of time, the Company has demonstrated its ability to grow a portfolio of high quality assets by sourcing investment opportunities through the development of strong relationships. I look forward to joining the Company and contributing to its long-term success.”
About Physicians Realty Trust
Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare. The Company intends to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes.
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John T. Thomas, 214-549-6611
President and CEO
John W. Sweet, 414-978-6467
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Stephanie Carrington, 646-536-7017
David Burke, 646-536-7009