Following the resignation of Sue Perrotty, who was recently appointed to the board of directors of publicly traded REIT New York REIT, Inc. (NYRT), Robert Burns will serve as a member of the board of directors and audit committee of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. (ARC HT)
Prior to joining ARC HT, Burns has also served as an independent director of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. (ARC HT), New York REIT, Inc. (NYRT), and American Realty Capital Trust III. Inc. (ARCT III). He was also on the board of directors of American Realty Capital Trust, Inc. (ARCT) from January 2008 to January 2013, up until the company’s merger with Realty Income Corporation.
In addition, Burns has been a real estate developer of over 18 major hotel projects and is the founder and former chief executive officer of Regent International Hotels where he was actively involved in the design, operations, financial planning, and asset management of the company.
Burns received his bachelor’s degree in hotel management from Michigan State University and also graduated from the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Business in 1960.
American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust is a non-traded REIT with a portfolio containing commercial properties and housing communities in 31 states.