John Mark is President, CEO and serves on the Board of Directors for Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Sentio Investments, LLC where he oversees all strategic and investment activity for the Company. Additionally, John Mark develops and maintains relationships with leaders in the healthcare industry on behalf of the Company. Sentio Investments serves as the exclusive advisor to Sentio Healthcare Properties. In these capacities, John Mark is responsible for the management and growth initiatives for both companies.
Prior to his current roles, John Mark was the CEO of Servant Healthcare Investments, LLC, a private real estate advisory company which previously served as the Company’s sub-advisor. Earlier, he served as Senior Vice President of Investments for CNL Retirement Properties (“CNL”) now Health Care Property Investors, Inc., (NYSE: HCP), the nation’s largest real estate investment trust focusing exclusively on properties serving the healthcare industry. In this capacity, John Mark managed the Investment Group, and was responsible for implementing and executing the investment strategy in the senior housing and medical facilities’ sectors. During his tenure, the Company closed on over 18,000,000 square feet and $3.1 billion positioning CNL as the third largest healthcare REIT in the United States, which proved to be a strong component in the successful merger with HCP.
Before joining CNL Retirement Properties/Health Care Properties, Inc., John Mark was co-founder and Senior Vice President of Development and Acquisitions for Superior Residences, Inc. a regional developer, owner/operator of Senior Housing projects with responsibilities for all company development and acquisition activities. John Mark’s combined real estate healthcare experience totals over $3.5 billion. He also has extensive investment advising experience, having been a Principal and Co-Founder of Weaver, Ramsey & Hershiser, a financial advisory firm specializing in financial management and also serving as an Investment Advisor for A.G. Edwards. John Mark is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Florida State University, having earned dual degrees in finance and real estate.