Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
David Smith has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since March 2023. Until March 2023, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aventine Property Group, Inc., a privately-held REIT focused on the regulated cannabis industry, since Aventine’s spin-off from Treehouse Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. in January 2021. Mr. Smith held the same roles at Treehouse, a privately-held REIT focused on the regulated cannabis industry, from October 2019 through December 2020. Prior to Treehouse, Mr. Smith served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: SNR) from January 2019 to September 2019. Mr. Smith joined New Senior from its financial sponsor, Fortress Investment Group, where he was in the Private Equity Group as Managing Director from September 2016 to January 2019 and Vice President from September 2014 to September 2016, leading New Senior’s capital markets and investor relations activities. Prior to Fortress, Mr. Smith served as Managing Director, Capital Markets & Investor Relations at Aviv REIT, Inc. (NYSE: AVIV) from April 2012 to August 2014. Prior to Aviv REIT, Mr. Smith held various finance, capital markets, and investor relations roles at Ventas (NYSE: VTR) from November 2006 to March 2012. He began his career in the real estate investment banking group at A.G. Edwards. Mr. Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.