PHOENIX – Transwestern today announces Debra Schooler has joined the firm as Vice President and National Director of Healthcare Property Management in the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Services group. Based in Phoenix, Schooler will support business development efforts while focusing on national healthcare real estate best practices and training across property and facilities management, lease administration and real estate compliance.
“As our healthcare portfolio has grown and the industry has become more complex, we recognized the importance of ensuring we continue to deliver the best information and service to our clients,” said Eric Johnson, national director of Healthcare Advisory Services at Transwestern. “Deb has an impeccable understanding of the unique issues and requirements for managing healthcare real estate, and we are certain her expertise will be a valuable asset to the healthcare providers and investors we serve.”
Active in commercial real estate for more than 23 years, Schooler has focused exclusively on healthcare for more than a decade. She most recently served as director of healthcare real estate compliance for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. As a core member on the Ascension Health account, she worked with the health system to develop a real estate compliance program and training module; supervised the lease administration transition of 25 health ministries with approximately 5,000 lease documents; established a fair market value process and procedure for transaction management; and designed an interactive mark-to-market analysis companion for the organization’s analytic dashboard.
Schooler will work closely with Eric Johnson and Managing Director Jay Johnson (no relation), who focuses on asset strategy, acquisition, disposition, capitalization, operations and maintenance for healthcare clients.
“Transwestern is an acknowledged leader in healthcare real estate, and continuing to strengthen our capabilities in this sector is an important part of Transwestern’s overall growth strategy,” said President │ Americas Chip Clarke. “Out team’s thought leadership in the healthcare real estate space and considerable aptitude for engaging industry experts from across the country has allowed Eric and his team to expand our highly successful practices into a robust national platform. We will continue to capitalize on our momentum through creative solutions and unrivaled service.”
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