Kyle Sweeney was appointed Chief Investment Officer for Flagship Healthcare Properties in 2021. Sweeney will develop and manage the investment process for Flagship Healthcare Trust, the company’s real estate investment trust (REIT), as well as have senior leadership roles in Flagship’s broader capital allocation strategy, underwriting and new business development efforts. As CIO, he will collaborate with executives overseeing asset management, leasing, accounting and investor relations to position the REIT’s investment activity, maximize long-term value creation and support growth and coverage of its dividend.
Prior to joining Flagship, Sweeney was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Wentworth Management Services, focused on their healthcare real estate portfolio. Previously, he held various investment positions in 11 years at both Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE: OHI) and Aviv REIT, Inc. (formerly traded on the NYSE prior to its 2015 merger with Omega). Sweeney oversaw the underwriting and investment management process at Aviv which went public in 2013. Prior to joining Aviv, Sweeney served with LaSalle Bank and its successor entity, Bank of America, in underwriting roles that provided lending services to the healthcare sector.
A native of Milwaukee, Sweeney has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marquette University. In addition to traveling the world with his wife, he enjoys Jeopardy, standup comedy and Wisconsin sports.
Affiliatons, Accreditations, and Interests
- Big Brother mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Chicago for over 11 years
- Former Leadership Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
- Finance Advisor for non-profit Driving Forward- an internship program for underprivileged students
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Marquette University
Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago
Considers Groundhog Day the best movie of all time.