Jason Simmers

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

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Jason is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Greene Park Capital. In his 21-year career across multiple sectors in the healthcare and real estate industries, Jason has served as an investor, capital advisor and executive. He has participated in more than 60 transactions and managed nearly $20B of healthcare real estate assets for two publicly-traded REITs. 

 

Prior to founding GPC, Jason was part of the Ventas senior leadership team and head of healthcare portfolio management. During his tenure, he was responsible for managing key partnerships with public and privately held health system, specialty hospital, skilled nursing and senior housing operators in North America and the United Kingdom. Jason served as director on Jersey board for Spire and Board of JV between Ventas and Florida Teachers Pension Fund. He also managed Ventas’s diversified loan portfolio.

 

Prior to Ventas, Jason led the portfolio management function for NorthStar Asset Management Group’s (now Colony Capital, Inc.) non-traded healthcare REIT while successfully integrating $10B of healthcare real estate acquisitions. Prior to NorthStar, he advised corporations, banks, hedge funds and private equity groups on structured debt, equity and M&A transactions principally focused on high growth and distressed investment opportunities. Notably, he served as interim head of treasury for a not-for-profit health system leading to a successful 363 sale. Jason also led the healthcare practice for a registered broker-dealer focused on the intersection of Washington policy and capital markets with clients including top-tier mutual funds, hedge funds and diversified asset management firms. At Navigant Capital Advisors, a leading healthcare advisory firm, he participated on multiple M&A, restructuring and transaction advisory engagements. 

 

He earned his Master of Business Administration degree in finance at Vanderbilt University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

jason.simmers@greeneparkcapital.com

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EXPERIENCE
Ventas
NorthStar Asset Management Group
Height Capital Markets
Navigant Capital Advisors
EDUCATION
Vanderbilt University
MBA
University of Texas at Austin
BS, Civil Engineering