CHICAGO — Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), one of the largest REITs in the seniors housing sector, has promoted Gregory Liebbe to senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller.
In his new position, Liebbe will lead all aspects of Ventas’s accounting functions, including internal and external financial reporting. Liebbe will continue to report to CFO Robert F. Probst, who held the position of chief accounting officer on an interim basis after he joined Ventas in 2014.
Liebbe has worked for Ventas since 2007. Most recently, he was vice president, accounting, a position he held since 2011.
Prior to his tenure at Ventas, Liebbe held accounting leadership positions at Brown-Forman, Accenture, Aon Corporation and Northern Trust. He earned a finance degree from the University of Iowa and an MBA in finance and marketing from Loyola University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kentucky Society of CPAs and NAREIT.