Ventas Taps New EVP Office, President of Lillibridge Healthcare

Peter Bulgarelli will lead the company's integrated 25 million-square-foot ambulatory medical office building and university-based life science portfolio.
Peter J. Bulgarelli, Ventas Inc.

Ventas Inc. has named Peter Bulgarelli executive vice president of Office, president & chief executive officer of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., effective April 9, 2018. Bulgarelli will lead the company’s integrated 25 million-square-foot ambulatory medical office building and university-based life science portfolio. Bulgarelli will serve as a member of the Ventas executive leadership team, report to Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Debra Cafaro, and will be based at the Chicago headquarters office.

Todd Lillibridge, Ventas’s current executive vice president of medical property operations, president & CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, will remain at Ventas. He will ensure Bulgarelli’s onboarding and integration with health systems, employees and partners, and will thereafter represent the company on selected strategic initiatives and innovation projects.

Before joining Ventas, Bulgarelli had a 28-year career at JLL, where he served as executive managing director of industries and was responsible for overseeing the integrated services for healthcare, life sciences, healthcare, government and higher education, including academic medical centers. Bulgarelli’s client experience included Kindred Healthcare, Adventist Health, Main Line Health and several Fortune 100 companies. He oversaw 1,500 dedicated healthcare professionals who serve more than 500 hospitals and their ambulatory portfolios across the U.S. Prior to that, he served as executive managing director for Healthcare Solutions, where he was responsible for overseeing the establishment and management of an integrated healthcare services business.

“Pete is an accomplished executive with decades of experience delivering results and partnering with institutional clients and will be an outstanding addition to our best-in-class, skilled and cohesive team,” Cafaro said in a prepared statement. “With 28 years of growth and innovation across real estate, most recently in the spaces of healthcare, life sciences and universities, Pete is perfectly positioned to lead and unify our outstanding ambulatory medical office and life science business and take it to the next level of success and performance.”

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