SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. ("HTA"), today announced that Todd Sloan and Theresa Parrish have joined the company in their respective positions as Regional Leasing Manager and Sr. Leasing Associate for the Southeast Region. Mr. Sloan and Ms. Parrish will oversee leasing activities for HTA's Georgia and Florida markets totaling over 1.5 million square feet. The Georgia market alone consists of over 640,000 square feet spread across Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Roswell, Stockbridge, Decatur, and Marietta and are largely on or adjacent to the campuses of dominant health systems such as Piedmont Healthcare, Gwinnett Hospital System, North Fulton Hospital System, Wellstar Health System and Tenet Health System. Mr. Sloan and Ms. Parrish will be working in conjunction with Susan Dorr, Regional Vice President of Asset Management, who oversees the property management, construction management, and operations of 3.6 million square feet of properties spread across Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Maryland. This region constitutes nearly 29% of HTA's total portfolio of 12.6 million square feet, and includes a number of HTA's key markets such as Greenville, SC, Atlanta, GA, Charleston, SC and Raleigh, NC. The addition of Mr. Sloan and Ms. Parrish to the Southeast team completes the process of in housing the asset management and leasing for the Southeast Region and enhances HTA's ability to provide quality service to its tenants and strategically partner with health systems and physicians.
Prior to joining HTA, Mr. Sloan was Vice President of Leasing with HealthAmerica Realty Group, where he was responsible for the leasing of properties in 31 different sub-markets in the Metro Atlanta area totaling over 1.5 million square feet. Mr. Sloan successfully completed leases with numerous area hospitals and large physician practices including Piedmont, Northside, WellStar, Emory, & Tenet health systems. He holds a B.A. degree in History from the University of Georgia.
Ms. Parrish has worked independently as a landlord and tenant leasing representative for nearly 25 years. She has listed properties for a number of owners and real estate companies including Epi City Real Estate Services, The Simpson Organization, Trizec Properties, The Wynmark Group, Metro Development Corporation and Wilma Realty Services. She holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Florida State University and maintains a Georgia broker's license.
"Todd and Theresa play a key role in completing the strategic vision for asset management and leasing HTA has for the Southeastern Region," said Amanda Houghton, Executive Vice President of Asset Management for HTA. "Their extensive knowledge in both leasing and healthcare makes them tremendous assets to our already seasoned leasing and asset management team. We are excited to have them on board and look forward to furthering our corporate philosophy of building hands-on relationships with health systems and physicians."About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA), a publicly traded real estate investment trust, is a fully-integrated, leading owner of medical office buildings. HTA listed its shares on the New York Stock Exchange on June 6, 2012. HTA is a full-service real estate company focused on acquiring, owning and operating high-quality medical office buildings that are located on the campuses of nationally recognized healthcare systems in the major U.S. metropolitan areas. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has built a portfolio of properties that totals approximately $2.6 billion based on purchase price and is comprised of approximately 12.6 million square feet of gross leasable area located in 27 states. It operates its properties through regional offices in Scottsdale, Charleston, Atlanta, and Indianapolis. For more information on Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., please visit www.htareit.com. SOURCE Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.