GAINESVILLE, Ga. (June 2020) — James (Jay) J. Kilroy, President of Willis Investment Counsel, was recently elected as a board member of Nashville-based Healthcare Realty (NYSE: HR), a leading healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT).
Founded in 1993, Healthcare Realty owns over 200 medical properties throughout the United States valued at $5.3 billion. The company focuses on owning, managing, acquiring and developing outpatient medical facilities. As the first REIT to specialize in medical office buildings, Healthcare Realty has built a well-regarded medical real estate portfolio affiliated with market-leading healthcare systems.
Kilroy’s career began at Healthcare Realty 25 years ago. “The company’s founder was a mentor in my career, allowing me the opportunity to follow the company’s progress over the past three decades,” Kilroy said. “I am honored and humbled to serve as a board member of Healthcare Realty and look forward to working with a company that has meant so much to me over the years.”
Founded in 1979, Willis Investment Counsel manages over $2 billion in assets for institutional and private wealth clients.