Sabra Hires Darrin Smith as Executive Vice President of Investments

IRVINE, Calif. — Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: SBRA) has hired Darrin Smith as executive vice president of investments.

Smith will oversee the investment team and assist the Sabra leadership team on business development opportunities. The company is an Irvine-based publicly traded REIT that invests in healthcare assets, including seniors housing.

With over 25 years of real estate experience including 14 years in healthcare real estate, Smith most recently served as senior vice president of seniors housing investments at HCP, another California-based REIT now known as Healthpeak Properties. He served in that role from January 2010 to December 2018.

Prior to joining HCP, he worked for GE Capital Real Estate for six years. Before that he spent over five years in the real estate group of Ernst & Young LLP.