James A. Schmid III is Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner of Anchor Health Properties and is responsible for the firm’s acquisitions efforts, capital markets activities, and investor relationship management, in addition to supporting the sourcing of new development and property management opportunities.
Under Mr. Schmid’s leadership the firm has closed on more than $3 billion of new investments since June 2016 and launched two multi-million dollar real estate private equity investment funds focused on the acquisition of core and core-plus medical office buildings and other related healthcare real estate assets in the US. Prior to joining Anchor, James led the efforts at CNL Financial Group to build and manage the CNL Healthcare Properties medical facilities investment platform to over four million square feet of assets across the country. The CNL Healthcare medical facilities platform was sold to Welltower (NYSE: WELL) for approximately $1.5 billion in 2019. James has also spent time in key real estate investment roles at HCP in Long Beach, CA and UBS in New York City.
James received his BA (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and MBA from Columbia University in New York City and has also studied at Pembroke College, Oxford University in England. James is a founding officer of the ULI Healthcare & Life Sciences Product Council, is a member of the Columbia Business School’s Real Estate Circle, and is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Healthcare Real Estate Insights publication.