NexCore Group Hires Vincent Cozzi as CIO/COO

Denver-based NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate (HRE) developer, today announced Vincent Cozzi, a veteran of the healthcare real estate (HRE) industry has been named Chief Investment Officer/Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Cozzi’s new role at NexCore Group is the latest in a long and illustrious career in the HRE industry.
Jarrod Daddis, NexCore Group President and Managing Partner, says the firm will benefit from the experience and widespread industry relationships of Mr. Cozzi.
“Vince is the natural choice to help our executive team lead NexCore Group into the initiatives and strategies we currently have underway and are planning for the future,” Mr. Daddis remarks. “We couldn’t be more excited to have him and his expertise as part of our growing and dynamic team.”
Mr. Cozzi most recently served as President and Chief Investment Officer of Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT, where he was responsible for the company’s strategy and investment activities. Prior to joining Northwest, Mr. Cozzi spent nine years at Ventas, where he was Senior Vice President, Acquisitions, as well as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of its Lillibridge Healthcare Services subsidiary. He was responsible for the company’s investment activity in medical office and outpatient real estate, which grew under his leadership from nine buildings to more than 325 properties, comprising 20 million square feet. He also held positions at Trizec Properties, Kemper Corporation and Falcon Real Estate Ltd.
Mr. Cozzi received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. in Finance and Business Policy from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He is active in the Urban Land Institute, the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC) and BOMA.
Mr. Cozzi will be splitting time between NexCore’s Denver headquarters and Chicago.