Speaker Details

speaker photo

John Sweet

EVP, Chief Investment Officer

Physicians Realty Trust


John Sweet is executive vice president and chief investment officer of Physicians Realty Trust. He is the managing director of the Ziegler Funds and responsible for all investment, financing, and management activities. Prior to re-joining Ziegler in 2005 to establish the Ziegler Funds, Mr. Sweet was a co-founder of Windrose Medical Properties Trust ("Windrose"), a publicly held healthcare REIT, which completed its initial public offering in August 2002. He assisted in the creation and initial public offering of Windrose as an independent consultant and subsequent to its initial public offering joined the company as the vice president of business development where he was responsible for identifying and negotiating the acquisition of new medical office buildings. In his capacities at both Windrose and Ziegler, Mr. Sweet has supervised the investment of over $565 million in the acquisition of healthcare related properties. He has a Bachelor's degree in business administration from St. John Fisher College and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.