Adam Chavers is Senior Vice President of Development and heads up Browning’s higher education pursuits while playing a key role on Browning’s healthcare and life science industry teams.
With significant experience in many areas of the real estate industry, Adam most recently served as Executive Director of Corporate Real Estate at Indiana University Health. At IU Health, Adam was responsible for leasing, development, acquisitions, disposition, property management, budgeting and lease administration and was accountable for a 3.2 million square foot portfolio of owned and leased real estate. He has a motto of “work hard, play hard.” We can certainly attest to the first part.
Prior to joining Indiana University Health, Adam served as Vice President of Acquisition, Dispositions, and Investor Relations for Kite Realty Group. While at Kite, Adam was responsible for the acquisition of operating retail properties from initial deal screening through transaction closing. He successfully closed 24 acquisitions totaling $440 million and 3 million square feet. Adam executed the disposition strategy for Kite and sourced and closed property level financing for select retail and commercial assets. He also managed relationships and communication with self-side analysts and institutional shareholders.
Adam obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Duke University where he graduated Cum Laude. He is Board Chair for Near North Community Development Corporation, serves on the Board of Directors for BOMA Indianapolis, Arts Council of Indianapolis , and is also a member of The Penrod Society.
You may find it interesting to know that Adam’s first job out of college was in Rome and paid $400 a month. Suffice to say he’s been given a raise.