Stefan Oh’s 25-year career in commercial real estate began as an auditor within Ernst & Young LLP’s EYKL Real Estate Group in Los Angeles, California in 1993. In 1999, he joined HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP), one of the three largest publicly traded healthcare REITs in the nation, where he served as director of asset management and later as director of acquisitions.
Oh joined Grubb & Ellis Company’s investment management division in 2007 as vice president of acquisitions, healthcare real estate, where he helped acquire more than $1.5 billion of healthcare real estate for Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT, which is now known as Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA). He helped launch Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II (later known as Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II) in 2009. Oh oversaw the construction of a $3.0 billion portfolio of international healthcare assets until the REIT’s $4.0 billion merger with NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE: NRF) in December 2014.
He currently serves as senior vice president-acquisitions for Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III and executive vice president-acquisitions for Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV, both of which are publicly registered real estate investment trusts co-sponsored and managed by American Healthcare Investors and its affiliates. Under his supervision, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III has built a $3.0 billion portfolio, while Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV has acquired more than $600 million in assets, with more than $400 million more under contract.
In total, Oh has participated in the acquisition of more than $16 billion of healthcare real estate during his career. He received a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and is a certified public accountant (inactive).