Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
Mr. Germain has senior responsibility for executing on the overall strategy of the Company. His responsibilities include sourcing and originations investment opportunities, oversight of underwriting and due diligence, transaction structuring and execution, development project management, operations and asset management.
Prior to co-founding MCB Science & Health, Mr. Germain served as Senior Investment Officer, Investments for Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and real estate investment trust that owns and manages healthcare, life science, MOB and senior living properties in North America and the United Kingdom.
As a former member of the Ventas senior leadership team, Germain was responsible for investments within the growing university, life science, research and innovation center portfolio, the Company’s #1 capital priority. Since inception, Germain helped grow this portfolio to over $4 billion and over 7MM SF through acquisitions and developments. Responsible for originating, negotiating and executing acquisitions and development opportunities, Germain has been involved in more than $20 billion completed real estate transactions during his tenure at Ventas.
Germain joined Ventas in 2006. Prior to overseeing the university, life science, research and innovation center platform, he served as Director of Acquisitions and Investments for Lillibridge Healthcare Services , a fully integrated medical office building (MOB) operating company, completing in excess of $4BN in transactions. His earlier roles at Ventas included asset management of the Company’s MOB and outpatient portfolio where he oversaw operations including joint venture partnerships, third-party property management, leasing, buildouts, loan compliance, operating and capital budgeting and financial reporting, as well as roles in acquisitions and corporate finance. He began his career at General Electric Capital Corporation in the Financial Management Program (FMP).
Germain is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a dynamic network of university research park and innovation district industry leaders. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s University Development and Innovation Council. Germain is a member of the Real Estate Executives Council (REEC). He served as a member of the Board of Phase 1 Ventures (P1V) from 2016 to 2022, a program from the Philadelphia Science Center which matches proven entrepreneurs with academic scientists to help move ideas from the lab to the marketplace by strategically contributing expertise and funding to the commercialization process. He also served as a Steering Committee member for the Global Institute on Innovation Districts (GIID) from 2019 to 2022. He serves as Vice President of the Board of High Jump, a non-profit organization that aims to equalize access to education for Chicago middle school students who have exhibited academic ambition and potential and who are of limited economic means.
Direct phone: 845-893-8825