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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Debra Cafaro

56 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Raymond Lewis

49 2010 President

Robert Probst

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Acting Chief Accounting Officer

Edmund Brady

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

T. Richard Riney

2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

John Cobb

2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Todd Lillibridge

58 2010 EVP - Medical Property Operations; President and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc

Melody Barnes

2014 Director

Matthew Lustig

53 2011 Director

Douglas Pasquale

59 2011 Director

Douglas Crocker

74 2003 Presiding Independent Director

Ronald Geary

66 1998 Independent Director

Jay Gellert

60 2001 Independent Director

Richard Gilchrist

68 2011 Independent Director

Robert Reed

61 2008 Independent Director

Glenn Rufrano

64 2010 Independent Director

James Shelton

60 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Debra Cafaro

Ms. Debra A. Cafaro is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Ventas, Inc. Ms. Cafaro has been the company Chief Executive Officer and a director since 1999 and Chairman of the Board since 2003. She also served as the company President from 1999 to November 2010. Ms. Cafaro is a former Chair of NAREIT, the worldwide representative voice for REITs. She is a member of World Business Chicago, Chicago's not-for-profit economic development corporation chaired by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the Real Estate Roundtable, and she serves on the Business Advisory Council of the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to joining Ventas, Ms. Cafaro was President and a director of Ambassador Apartments, Inc. (formerly NYSE: AAH), a multifamily REIT, from 1997 until it was acquired by Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO) in 1998.

Raymond Lewis

Mr. Raymond J. Lewis is President of Ventas, Inc., since November 2, 2010. He previously served as the company Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2006 to November 2010 and as the company Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining the company in 2002, he was managing director of business development for GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation ("GECC"), which is a subsidiary of General Electric Corporation, where he led a team focused on mergers and portfolio acquisitions of healthcare assets. Before that, Mr. Lewis was Executive Vice President of Healthcare Finance for Heller Financial, Inc. (which was acquired by GECC in 2001), where he had primary responsibility for healthcare lending. Mr. Lewis is Chairman Emeritus of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry ("NIC"). He is also currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association where he serves as Secretary and Treasurer on the Executive Committee.

Robert Probst

Robert F. Probst is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Acting Chief Accounting Officer of Ventas, Inc., effective October 27, 2014. He was served as senior vice president and chief financial officer for Beam Inc. from 2008 to 2014. He was a key player in establishing the former unit of Fortune Brands as a standalone publicly traded spirits company in 2011. Probst was Beam’s chief financial officer from its inception as an independent, S&P 500 company to its $16 billion sale to Suntory Holdings Limited earlier this year. During his tenure at Beam, Probst played a key role in the transformation of the company to a consistent outperformer with a clear growth strategy, focused execution, entrepreneurial culture and top talent. His responsibilities at Beam included finance, IT, strategy, M&A, and investor relations. From 2005 to 2008, Probst was vice president of finance, strategy and M&A for Baxter International Inc.’s $4 billion Medication Delivery business. Prior to that, he was with London-based Diageo plc, a global premium drinks business, from 1997 to 2005. In his last position as CFO – Global Supply Chain, he was responsible for financial operations for the end-to-end manufacturing value chain from procurement through distribution globally. Earlier in his career, he was a finance manager for The Pillsbury Company and a commercial lending officer with the Northern Trust Bank. Probst earned his B.A. with honors in Economics from Duke University in 1990, where he was a member of the 1986 NCAA national championship men’s soccer team. He received his M.B.A. with highest honors in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1993. Probst serves on the boards of the Chicago Botanic Garden and Camp Kesem, as well as the advisory board of the Duke University Financial Economics program.

Edmund Brady

Mr. Edmund M. Brady III is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Brady joined Ventas from EMB3 Advisory Services LLC, where he was president of the human capital-focused management consulting practice that provided strategic advice to companies in multiple areas, including mergers and acquisitions due diligence, talent assessment and acquisition and resource planning. Prior to that, he was managing director and chief people officer for Stroz Friedberg, LLC, a privately held investigations, intelligence and risk management firm with approximately 300 employees. From 1995 to 2010, Brady worked for Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc., a publicly traded global consulting firm, where he most recently served as partner and chief people officer and a member of the firm's leadership committee, responsible for overseeing all global human resources functions for the firm's more than 700 people. Brady received a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an MBA in marketing and international business from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

T. Richard Riney

Mr. T. Richard Riney is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Riney has been the company Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 1998, was named the company Chief Administrative Officer in 2007 and also served as the company Corporate Secretary from 1998 to 2012. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Transactions Counsel for the company predecessor, Vencor, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Riney practiced law with the law firm of Hirn, Reed & Harper, where his areas of concentration were real estate and corporate finance. Mr. Riney serves on the Centre College President's Advisory Council. He is admitted to the Bar in Kentucky and is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts ("NAREIT").

John Cobb

Mr. John D. Cobb is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Ventas, Inc. After serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer since November 2010. From 2008 to 2010, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Lifestyle Corporation, where he led the strategic direction of a 9,000+ unit retirement company with over 3,400 employees. Prior to that, he held various positions with GE Healthcare Financial Services, with the last being Senior Managing Director, where he led a team focused on debt and equity investments of healthcare real estate totaling over $9 billion. Mr. Cobb has served as a director of NIC, and he is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association.

Todd Lillibridge

Mr. Todd W. Lillibridge is an Executive Vice President - Medical Property Operations of Ventas, Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc., a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Lillibridge joined to the company, as Executive Vice President, Medical Property Operations in July 2010. Mr. Lillibridge also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of subsidiary, Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc. (“Lillibridge”), where he is responsible for the strategic focus, vision and overall leadership of MOB operations. Prior to joining Lillibridge’s predecessor in 1982, and subsequently establishing Lillibridge & Company, Mr. Lillibridge was employed by Baird & Warner, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, serving in the real estate finance group and the development division. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the World Presidents’ Organization of Chicago and the Board of Directors of the Joffrey Ballet.

Melody Barnes

Ms. Melody C. Barnes is Director of the company. Ms. Barnes served in the White House from 2009 to 2012 as Assistant to the President, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, where she coordinated the domestic policy-making process. Since 2013, Ms. Barnes has served as Vice Provost, Global Student Leadership Initiatives and a Senior Fellow in the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. In her position, she is helping to build a coordinated global program of the school’s vast leadership educational offerings to create a streamlined experience for its students. She is also Chief Executive Officer of Melody Barnes Solutions LLC, a domestic strategy firm, where she advises clients including major financial institutions. From 2003 to 2008, she worked for the Center for American Progress, and prior to that she was a principal in the Raben Group LLC. From 1995 to 2003, Ms. Barnes served as chief counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. She began her career in 1989 at Shearman & Sterling in New York as an associate in corporate finance and financial institutions. Ms. Barnes earned her BA in history in 1986 from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and her JD in 1989 from the University of Michigan Law School.

Matthew Lustig

Mr. Matthew J. Lustig serves as the Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Lustig is the Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Principal of LREP, a Managing Director of LAI (an affiliate of LREP) and Managing Partner of North America Investment Banking as well as Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC (“Lazard”). From May 2011 to December 2012, Mr. Lustig also served as Chairman of the Board of Atria. In addition, Mr. Lustig is or has been a board member of several public and private portfolio investments of funds managed by LREP or its affiliates. Prior to joining Lazard in 1989, Mr. Lustig was a First Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert and was previously a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank, specializing in credit, construction, and real estate finance. Mr. Lustig is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and serves on the Boards of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Larson Leadership Initiative of the Urban Land Institute, The Wharton School Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center and the Real Estate Advisory Board at Columbia University School of Business. He is also on the Board of Visitors of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Douglas Pasquale

Mr. Douglas M. Pasquale serves as Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Pasquale is the Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Enterprises Corporation, an investment and consulting firm that he founded in January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Pasquale served as Senior Advisor to Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 to December 2011, following the closing of acquisition of NHP and was originally appointed to Board in connection with acquisition of NHP. He served as Chairman of the Board of NHP from May 2009 to July 2011, as President and Chief Executive Officer of NHP from April 2004 to July 2011, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NHP from November 2003 to April 2004. Mr. Pasquale previously served in various roles (most recently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer) at ARV Assisted Living, Inc., an operator of assisted living facilities, from June 1998 to September 2003 and concurrently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ASLG from April 2003 to September 2003. Mr. Pasquale also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richfield Hospitality Services, Inc. and Regal Hotels International-North America, a hotel ownership and hotel management company, from 1996 to 1998, and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1996. Mr. Pasquale is a member of the Board of Trustees of ExplorOcean.

Douglas Crocker

Mr. Douglas Crocker, II, is Presiding Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Crocker has been the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Pearlmark Multifamily Partners, L.L.C. (formerly known as Transwestern Multifamily Partners, L.L.C.), a commercial real estate firm, since 2006. From 2003 until 2006, he was a principal with DC Partners LLC, a consulting firm. Prior to that, Mr. Crocker was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Equity Residential Properties Trust (NYSE: EQR), a prominent multifamily REIT, from 1993 until 2003, most recently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board. During his more than 40 years of real estate experience, he has previously served as: Executive Vice President of Equity Financial and Management Company, a subsidiary of Equity Group Investments, Inc. ("EGI"), which provides strategic direction and services for EGI's real estate and corporate activities; President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of First Capital Corporation, a sponsor of public limited real estate partnerships; Managing Director of Prudential Securities Inc., a financial services brokerage firm; Chief Executive Officer of McKinley Finance Group, a privately held company involved with real estate, banking and corporate finance; President of American Invesco, the nation's condominium conversion company; and Vice President of Arlen Realty and Development Company, a diversified real estate and retail company. Mr. Crocker serves on the Advisory Board of the DePaul University Real Estate School and is a former trustee of DePaul University and the Multifamily Council of the Urban Land Institute, a past Chairman of the National Multi Housing Counsel and a former member of the Board of Governors of NAREIT.

Ronald Geary

Mr. Ronald G. Geary is Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Geary is President of Ellis Park Race Course, Inc., a thoroughbred racetrack in Henderson, Kentucky. He served as President of Res-Care, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: RSCR) ("ResCare"), a provider of residential training and support services for persons with developmental disabilities and certain vocational training services from 1990 to 2006 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2006. Before he was named Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Geary was Chief Operating Officer of ResCare from 1990 to 1993.

Jay Gellert

Mr. Jay M. Gellert is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gellert has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) (“Health Net”), an integrated managed care organization that administers the delivery of managed healthcare services, since 1998 and a director of Health Net since 1999. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Health Net from 1997 to 1998 and as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of its predecessor, Health Systems International, Inc. (“HSI”), a health maintenance organization, from 1996 to 1997. Before joining HSI, Mr. Gellert directed strategic advisory engagements for Shattuck Hammond Partners in the area of integrated delivery systems development, managed care network formation and physician group practice integration. He has also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Pacific Health Corporation, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for California Healthcare System and as an independent consultant. Mr. Gellert is currently a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Richard Gilchrist

Mr. Richard I. Gilchrist serves as an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gilchrist has served as Senior Advisor to Irvine since July 2011 and previously served as President of Irvine's Investment Properties Group ("IPG") from 2006 to July 2011. Irvine is a privately held company known as a -of-class master planner and long-term owner, investor and operator of a and diversified real estate portfolio. In his role as IPG President, Mr. Gilchrist guided Irvine's office, retail, resort and apartment properties in Southern California and Silicon Valley, including development, marketing and management. Prior to joining Irvine, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Co-Chief Executive of Maguire Properties, Inc., where he oversaw growth in the company's portfolio through acquisitions and development and spearheaded its initial public offering in 2003. Before joining Maguire Properties, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the privately held REIT, Commonwealth Atlantic Properties. Mr. Gilchrist currently serves as a member of the Whittier College Board of Trustees and the UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors. He previously served as Chairman of the Whittier College Board of Trustees and was also a co-founder and managing partner of CommonWealth Partners, LLC, an advisor and venture partner with the California Public Employees' Retirement System, and a senior partner of Maguire Thomas Partners, a national real estate developer and operator.

Robert Reed

Mr. Robert D. Reed is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Reed has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sutter Health, of not-for-profit hospitals and physicians organizations in northern California, since 1997. Prior to that, he held various finance positions within Sutter Health and its affiliates. Before he became a hospital system executive, Mr. Reed was an investment banker specializing in healthcare finance for hospital systems at various national financial firms, including Eastdil, Paine Webber and American Health Capital. Mr. Reed is currently a director of Metta Fund, a private non-profit foundation.

Glenn Rufrano

Mr. Glenn J. Rufrano is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Rufrano has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of O’Connor Capital Partners since November 2013. Previously, Mr. Rufrano was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., a privately held commercial property and real estate services company, and a member of its Board of Directors from March 2010 to June 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Centro Properties Group, an Australian-based shopping center company, from 2008 to 2010 and Chief Executive Officer and a director of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, a commercial retail REIT, from 2000 to 2007, and he was a co-founder of O’Connor Capital Partners. He presently serves on the Board of New York University’s Real Estate Institute.

James Shelton

Mr. James D. Shelton is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Shelton is non-executive Chairman of the Board of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) (“Omnicare”), a pharmaceutical care provider for the elderly, and a director of Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc., a privately held company established to provide essential capital and expertise to not-for-profit hospitals and hospital systems. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, a private equity firm. From August 2010 to January 2011, Mr. Shelton served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Omnicare. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Triad Hospitals, Inc. (formerly NYSE: TRI) (“Triad”), an owner and manager of hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, from 1999 until it was sold in July 2007. Before leading the formation and spin-off of Triad from Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation (now known as HCA), Mr. Shelton was President of the Pacific Group of HCA from 1998 to 1999 and President of the Central Group of HCA from 1994 to 1998. During his more than 30 years of healthcare experience, he has also held various executive positions with National Medical Enterprises (now known as Tenet Healthcare Corporation). Mr. Shelton previously served on the Boards of the Federation of American Hospitals and the American Hospital Association.

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