CHICAGO — Ziegler, an Chicago-based investment bank and brokerage firm, has added Donald Husi as managing director to its investment banking team in for-profit senior living corporate finance.
Husi has a unique combination of operational experience, turn-around/distressed asset management, financial structuring and strategic planning experience spanning over 32 years within the senior living industry operations, REIT and finance sectors. He will be located in the firm’s Nashville office.
Prior to joining Ziegler, Husi spent over 16 years in operations with American Retirement Corp., now Brookdale Senior Living. In 2001 Healthcare Realty Trust recruited Husi as the company’s vice president of seniors housing investments, managing a large portfolio of senior living assets and mortgages. He joined Red Capital Group in 2005 as a senior living loan production specialist.
Husi received a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he currently serves on that program’s advisory board. He received a Senior Housing Executive Certificate from the University of Southern California-Davis School of Gerontology and the USC Marshall School of Business in 2016.