Inspired Healthcare Capital LLC, a private equity firm specializing in senior housing investments, hired industry veteran Rick Martens to the position of senior vice president of capital markets, and promoted Suzanne Ngo to vice president of capital markets and national accounts.
Martens comes with more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, and will represent the company’s southeast region, encompassing Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. He previously has served as senior vice president with Wells Real Estate Funds, Griffin Capital, Grubb & Ellis Securities, and Inland Securities. During his career, Martens helped expand sales channels and assisted financial planners with placement of more than $1.5 billion of equity in real estate-related investments.
Ngo joined Inspired Healthcare in June 2021 as an internal sales and national accounts associate. In her new role, Ngo will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with financial advisors, as well as managing relationships with broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. Before joining Inspired Healthcare, she was national accounts manager at SC Distributors. Ngo has more than six years of operations and national accounts experience and holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
“With the rapid growth we are experiencing at Inspired Healthcare Capital, it is critical for the firm to bring on industry veterans, like Martens, and continue to promote talent within, like Ngo, who has developed a deep understanding of all aspects of our business,” said Patrick Lam, president of capital markets of Access Capital Group and Inspired Healthcare Capital.
Inspired Healthcare Capital LLC is a sponsor that focuses on senior housing. According to the company, they expect to raise approximately $600 million in 2022, with a focus on generating $500 million in Delaware statutory trusts, $60 million in development offerings and $50 million through an income debt fund. The firm has more than $800 million in assets under management.