Brian Newman
Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager

Brian Newman is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of the Ventas Life Science and Real Estate Fund, and runs the Ventas Investment Management private capital platform. As such, Brian is responsible for the investment and asset management functions of the Fund with Ventas’s dedicated teams, as well as strategic planning and investor relations.
Prior to joining Ventas in 2016, Brian had an extensive career in private equity, including Managing Director and Head of Real Estate at Madison Dearborn Partners; Managing Director and Co-Head of the Americas at Merrill Lynch’s Global Principal Investments equity and debt real estate investment platform; Principal at Walton Street Capital responsible for healthcare, hospitality, senior housing, distressed and international investments; and Private Equity and Venture Capital Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis. Brian has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S. from the University of Illinois