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John L. Sweeny Jr, serves as a Senior Vice President of CBRE Senior Housing Capital Markets with a primary focus for Investment Sales activity on a national basis. Mr. Sweeny joined the team from Virtus Real Estate Capital, where he served as the Managing Director of Healthcare Acquisitions for eight years. At Virtus, Mr. Sweeny was responsible for leading the Virtus Healthcare Team in strategy, origination, and execution of investments and operating partner relationships that meet the Virtus investment criteria. Prior to joining Virtus, Mr. Sweeny spent seven years at Arcapita (an international private equity firm) as Managing Director focused on originating, structuring, executing, and managing institutional U.S. real estate investments. Prior to Arcapita, Mr. Sweeny worked in the Real Estate Investment Banking group at Wachovia Securities in New York and Charlotte. Since commencing his career in 1998, Mr. Sweeny has been involved in more than $3 billion of senior housing transactions.

Mr. Sweeny holds a B.S. in Political Science from the College of Charleston, where he played on the university golf team, and an M.B.A. from The University of North Carolina (at Chapel Hill) Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is a member of the Executive Board of American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Mr. Sweeny is also a prior member of the Board of Directors of Senior Citizens Services of Atlanta (aka Meals on Wheels Atlanta).


The University of North Carolina, Masters of Business Administration
College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) - Executive Board Member
Senior Citizens Services of Atlanta - Prior Member of the Board of Directors