MEET the TEAM
Prior to forming Leathers Group, Mr. Leathers served as Managing Director for the Healthcare Capital Markets Group of JLL. From 2014 through 2020, Mr. Leathers has represented numerous healthcare clients on assignments with an aggregate value over $5.6 billion. Mr. Leathers served as the Vice President of acquisitions of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust a $1.9 billion healthcare REIT that was subsequently sold to Ventas (NYSE: VTR). Prior to joining American Realty Capital, Mr. Leathers was Vice President for Grubb & Ellis Equity Advisors and its predecessor company, Triple Net Properties, where he directed $1.3 billion in property acquisitions and placed over $1.1 billion of financing and equity investments for affiliated REIT’s, institutional joint ventures and high net worth investors.
Mr. Leathers holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Leathers is a licensed real estate broker in the States of California and New York.
From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Leahy served as Senior Vice President of the asset management team for 3 healthcare REITs sponsored by AR Global. Mr. Leahy oversaw the creation and execution of business plans for all medical office assets, negotiated hundreds of leases and renewals, oversaw all major capital improvements and was highly involved in the portfolio sale of the company’s first healthcare REIT to Ventas, Inc. Prior to joining AR Global, Mr. Leahy served as Regional Vice President of Asset Management for Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA). Prior to joining HTA, Mr. Leahy served as Director of Portfolio Management and Real Estate for Cole Real Estate Investments (now known as VEREIT). Mr. Leahy helped develop the company's due diligence procedures, portfolio management systems and helped the company grow its real estate portfolio from less than $75 mm to over $2.0 billion of assets under management. Prior to Cole, Mr. Leahy served as an Assistant Vice President for Lowe Enterprises, Inc. and also a CPA and Real Estate Consulting Manager with the Phoenix office of Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Leahy is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Arizona and was formerly a CPA for over 20 years. Mr. Leahy received a Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Finance and Accounting from the University of Arizona.