World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0046509354
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ventas  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (V), Real estate investment trusts, Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Ventas, Inc.
S&P 500 Component
Traded as NYSE: VTR
Industry Real estate investment trust
Founded 1998
Headquarters Chicago
Key people
Debra Cafaro, Chairman and CEO
Revenue US$ 3.076 billion (2014)[1]
US$ 475.8 million (2014)[1]

Ventas, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests primarily in real estate serving the United States healthcare industry.

The company acquires, develops, leases, disposes and manages healthcare real estate. As of 2014 it is a Fortune 1000 corporation.


The company was founded in 1998 as a spin-off of Vencor,[2] a company founded by Bruce Lunsford, who would later be an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Kentucky in 2007 unsuccessful nominee for Senator from Kentucky in 2008.

According to Richard Daft and Carol Hymowitz, then-CEO Debra Cafaro anticipated the 2008 financial crisis. Her insistence on building cash reserves before the crisis ensured that the company made it through the crisis successfully.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "10-K 2014 for Ventas, Inc.". SEC. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Vencor Agrees To Settlement Deal". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. The Associated Press. 21 March 2001. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Daft, Richard (2011). Management. Cengage Learning. 
  4. ^ Hymowitz, Carol (28 April 2010). "Ventas Chief Debra Cafaro's Recipe For Succes". Fortune magazine. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.