White Oak Healthcare Finance appointed David Lynn to president and chief investment officer of White Oak Healthcare MOB REIT.

Lynn joined from Everest Healthcare Properties, a national private equity real estate firm that he founded and where he served as chairman and CEO, leading acquisitions, strategy, asset/portfolio management and research.

“David is a seasoned investor and well-recognized leader in the healthcare real estate industry who brings to White Oak valuable experience and deep relationships with key constituents in our sector,” Isaac Soleimani, chairman and CEO of White Oak, said. “We are excited to begin working with him to build out this promising segment of our business.”

Prior to founding Everest Healthcare Properties, in 2014, Lynn served as executive vice president, chief investment officer and head of portfolio management for Cole REIT and Cole Investments, where he led the firm’s overall investment functions for a $12.4 billion portfolio. He previously held various senior executive positions at ING Clarion and Clarion Partners, where he served as managing director/partner and global head of investment strategy and research, as well as at AIG Global Real Estate in New York.

“White Oak has continued to execute on its robust pipeline in a market where participants need financing to evolve their businesses,” Lynn said. “I look forward to partnering with the team to capitalize on opportunities in healthcare real estate for the benefit of both our investors and borrowers.”

Lynn has authored six published books on commercial real estate investment. He holds several professional designations. He has been mentioned and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Fortune, TheStreet, Wealthmanagement.com, GlobeStreet and National Real Estate Investor.