August 15, 2013


Healthcare Trust of America Announces New Regional VP For South-Southwest Region


Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. announced the hiring of Judy Klein Romero as Regional Vice President for the South-Southwest Region.

She will be responsible for a region that includes 3.7 MSF of healthcare related properties located in Arizona, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and California.

“We are excited to welcome Judy to the HTA team,” said Amanda Houghton, EVP of Asset Management. “At HTA, our internal asset management platform is focused on growing health system and physician relationships, increasing the operating efficiencies of our properties, and establishing HTA as a leading owner of medical office buildings. Judy’s wealth of knowledge and experience will allow her to play a leading role in driving these initiatives forward in the South-Southwest region.”

Klein Romero brings more than 25 years of experience in real estate, most recently serving as the Vice President – Portfolio Acquisitions for American Residential Properties. Prior to that, she was an Associate Partner and Senior Vice President of Ensemble Real Estate Services, a commercial real estate company providing management, leasing, development, brokerage and acquisition services with a specific concentration in medical office buildings.

While there, she was responsible for the asset management for a portfolio of medical buildings totaling approximately 1.5 MSF in Arizona, Nevada, and Texas.

In addition, Ms. Klein Romero holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire, the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management, and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) from the CCIM Institute. Judy is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of Arizona.