James A. Schmid III is a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Anchor Health Properties and is based in the firm’s Media, PA office.
James is responsible for the firm's acquisitions efforts, capital markets activities, and investor relationship management, in addition to supporting the sourcing of new development and property management opportunities. Under James’ leadership the firm has closed on nearly $3 billion of new investments since June 2016. Prior to joining Anchor, James led the efforts at CNL Financial Group to build and manage the CNL Healthcare Properties medical facilities investment platform to over four million square feet of assets across the country. The CNL Healthcare medical facilities platform was sold to Welltower (NYSE: WELL) for approximately $1.5 billion in 2019. James has also spent time in key real estate investment roles at HCP in Long Beach, CA and UBS in New York City.
James received his BA (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and MBA from Columbia University in New York City and has also studied at Pembroke College, Oxford University in England. James is a founding officer of the ULI Healthcare & Life Sciences Product Council, and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Healthcare Real Estate Insights publication.