LARAMAR MEDICAL PROPERTIES

Trusted Healthcare Real Estate Partner


With a long-term focus, Laramar combines its attention to detail and entrepreneurial spirit to create lasting tenant partnerships that facilitate the highest quality healthcare experience.

About Us

Founded in 1989, Laramar has grown from a small real estate investment company to a vertically integrated and distinguished national real estate investment and property management corporation with a multi-billion-dollar portfolio. However, we haven’t forgotten the basic reason for our success: our people and the relationships they nurture. Our foundation is built upon a highly experienced, well-trained team of real estate professionals who love their work and honor their commitment to our clients.

OUR TEAM

ELEVATE THE PLAYERS. CHANGE THE GAME.

Jeffrey Elowe

CEO

Overview

Mr. Elowe founded The Laramar Group in 2001 after co-founding Elkor Realty Corp. and Elkor Properties in 1989. As CEO of The Laramar Group, Mr. Elowe oversees an institutional real estate portfolio valued in excess of $2.5 Billion; Mr. Elowe is a principal in the Laramar Multi-Family Value Fund (a discretionary commingled real estate investment vehicle specializing in multi-family investments throughout the U.S.); a principal in the L-A/Laramar Urban Neighborhood Fund (a specialty Fund which invests in urban neighborhood MF and mixed-use properties in eight major U.S. markets); a managing partner in the Lakeside Workforce Housing Series of Funds (an affordable housing fund series which invests in former LIHTC MF housing throughout the U.S.); a managing partner in the Laramar/LMI joint venture (a JV with a major insurance company which invests in larger MF and mixed-use assets throughout the U.S.); a founding partner in Nine Four Ventures (a Real-Estate Technology Venture Capital Fund); and is a founder and partner in Covington Realty Partners (a developer of MF and mixed-use properties in the Mountain region, Midwest and East Coast of the U.S.).

Laramar is a nationally recognized investment and property management firm that has been ranked in the top 50 largest firms in the U.S. by the National Multi-Housing Council and was recently named as one of the ‘Best Places to Work' by MultiFamily Executive. Mr. Elowe is chairman of the investment committee and is responsible for the company's overall strategic planning, investments, asset management and investor relations. Mr. Elowe has built a successful 30-year real estate investment track record having sponsored and participated in transactions totaling in excess of $6 Billion.

Mr. Elowe is the recipient of the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Mountain Desert region). In addition, Mr. Elowe is on the board of directors of the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC), is on the board of directors of Stay Alfred (the 2nd largest short-term stay company in the U.S.), is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is the former chairman of the board for the North Lawndale College Prep Charter Schools and a former board member of Chicago Jewish High School. Mr. Elowe has a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois and an M.D. degree from Northwestern University.

Favorite Value

Make it matter.
Speak and act from a place of impact.

Chicago

University of Illinois

Benjamin Slad

Senior Vice President of Investments

Overview

Benjamin Slad joined The Laramar Group in 2004 and is responsible for acquisitions, portfolio management, dispositions, asset management and investor relations. Since joining Laramar, Mr. Slad has been involved in transactions totaling more than 18,000 units and $1.8 billion of value. Mr. Slad works closely with all team members including accounting, investments, construction, risk management, operations and property management.

Prior to joining Laramar, Mr. Slad was a project coordinator at Imperial Realty Co. in Chicago where he oversaw asset management and financial analysis.

Mr. Slad is on the associate board of the Over the Rainbow Association, is a member of the National Multi-Housing Council's Emerging Leaders (NMHC) and is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI).

He has a B.A. degree and a Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois. He also has an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from the University of Illinois.

Favorite Value

Enjoy the ride.
Celebrate victories.
Spread joy.

Chicago

University of Illinois

Scott Kessel

Assistant Vice President of Asset Management

Overview

Scott Kessel is the Assistant Vice President of Asset Management for the Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington DC, and Tampa markets. He is responsible for the development and execution of business plans, the analysis of portfolio performance, reporting, and providing support and direction to the operations teams. In total, he provides asset management oversight for 3,976 units (68 buildings) dispersed throughout the aforementioned markets.

Prior to joining the Laramar Asset Management team in 2016, Scott managed the acquisition/FP&A team with W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, a large non-bank residential mortgage firm focused on the acquisition of independent mortgage firms. He oversaw the management of short and long term financial planning, cash forecasting, cost analysis, and financial reporting. Furthermore, Mr. Kessel developed complex debt/equity financial models, pitch books, and management presentations for the acquisition of independent mortgage firms. Before W.J. Bradley, Scott was with Aon Hewitt in the institutional investment consulting group.

Mr. Kessel has a B.S. degree in Finance from the Fisher School of Business at Ohio State University.

Favorite Value

Go for wow.
Never settle. Push the possibilities.
Drive a bigger impact.

Denver

The Ohio State University

Tom Filkin

Associate of Investments

Overview

Tom Filkin is responsible for Laramar’s medical office investment activity nationally, with a focus on acquisitions. In this role, he sources, underwrites, structures, and closes new acquisitions for Laramar Medical Properties. Throughout his career, Tom has been involved in the origination or refinance of over $850M in real estate asset value. Prior to joining Laramar, Tom was a lender on the commercial real estate team of MB Financial. Tom is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in economics.

Favorite Value

Be what’s next.
Welcome new ideas.
Stay curious about everything.

Chicago

University of Illinois

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