Patrick Wathen provides leadership at Equity in a variety of critical roles. As a licensed broker in Ohio, he leads a team that serves buyers and sellers of investment grade real estate assets, while also directing a team of agents that serve location based healthcare and retail businesses, providing analytics, site location, and supporting the real estate process needed for expansion or rollout of a network of locations. Patrick and his team have significant experience with large assets and major healthcare expansion initiatives and have completed projects in over forty states.
As Asset Manager for Equity’s closely held portfolio, Patrick supports investor relations, asset management reporting and handles day to day management of capital decisions, financing/re-fi initiatives, and oversight of property management and leasing activities.
Patrick is also a managing partner for Equity Velocity Funds and plays a pivotal role in investment evaluation and presentation of investment opportunities to the fund’s independent investment committee. With each new investment, he assumes a role of oversight for the strategic plan approved when the investment decision was authorized for the fund.
Working out of Equity’s headquarters office in Columbus, Ohio, Patrick also travels frequently to work with investors, private equity funds, managers and leasing agents around the country to accomplish critical real estate objectives.