HealthCap Hires Matt Nurkin as Managing Director

Expands East Coast Presence with Charlotte Office

DALLAS (August 17, 2016) – HealthCap, a national healthcare private equity and real estate investment firm, announces that Matthew Nurkin has joined its team as Managing Director. Mr. Nurkin will be based in Charlotte, North Carolina where he will lead HealthCap’s efforts in the eastern United States by identifying and structuring development, investment and capitalization solutions to meet the needs of healthcare providers, as well as developing and maintaining investor relationships.

Mr. Nurkin is a 20-year veteran of the healthcare real estate industry with a unique knowledge of the alternatives available for capitalizing and developing healthcare facilities in today’s market. His experience includes the acquisition, development, ownership structuring and equity syndication of more than 40 healthcare facilities with an aggregate value in excess of $500 million.

“Over the past five years, HealthCap has been gradually building a portfolio of healthcare real estate acquisition and development experience in the eastern United States,” states Chris Jackson, HealthCap’s Managing Partner. “Adding a seasoned executive of Matt’s caliber to HealthCap’s senior leadership team will allow us to greatly enhance the scope of real estate services, local market expertise and capital investment we can offer to healthcare providers in the region.”

Most recently, Mr. Nurkin directed national medical office development for Lend Lease, a global real estate development and investment concern. His experience includes a 14-year tenure as a senior executive with Cogdell Spencer, Inc., a NYSE-traded real estate investment trust, which included leadership of the firm’s national acquisitions efforts and principal responsibility for the firm’s investment and development efforts throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. Mr. Nurkin also held prior banking and investment roles at Bank of America and Wells Fargo, where he focused on various investments, including real estate, public/private equity and derivative instruments.

Mr. Nurkin holds a BA from Wake Forest University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Nurkin serves on the editorial advisory board of Healthcare Real Estate Insights magazine, and has been a featured speaker on a range of healthcare real estate issues for organizations including UNC’s Belk College of Business, ULI, and Cain Brothers healthcare investment bank.

About HealthCap
HealthCap is a private equity firm specializing in creative growth capital and real estate solutions for the strategic needs of the healthcare industry. HealthCap assists its operating partners by providing growth capital, facilitating buy-outs and recapitalizations, and executing strategic healthcare real estate initiatives. Since 1996, HealthCap has sponsored more than $1.1 billion in healthcare sector investments. For more information, please visit