RENDINA HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE
Developer of more than 7. 5 million square feet of real estate throughout 17 states, Rendina
Healthcare Real Estate is a full-service, trusted leader in healthcare real estate and one of
the few remaining privately owned and privately funded developers with a national scope.
A partner to healthcare providers for 30 years, Rendina’s passion is making its clients’ vision a reality. Through flexibility, transparency and a unique approach to scaling a rapidly changing healthcare environment, it delivers comprehensive solutions
that connect physicians, hospitals and health systems to communities around the
country. In addition, it has completed 109 of 110 facilities on time and within budget,
resulting in 85% of its business being repeat business. The company has partnered
with five of the nation’s 10 largest health systems on transactions that amount to nearly
$2 billion in financing—without ever defaulting on a loan.
Richard M. Rendina, chairman and CEO of the firm, has led all strategic and
operational functions of the company since December 2006. Under his leadership,
Rendina continues to develop, acquire, own and manage a premier portfolio of
Founded in 1938, Ryan Cos. is a developer, architect, builder, capital investment consultant and real estate manager that focuses on
healthcare and senior living among other asset classes. It has a
national footprint with nearly 1,300 employees in 16 offices and it
has completed projects in 38 states.
In the healthcare space in particular, it has completed more
than 175 projects with contract amounts totalling more than $967
million. It also boasts of a highly-trained team: more than 70 of its
professionals have certified training from the American Society of
Healthcare Engineers while several others have achieved the
Certified Healthcare Constructor credential from the American
It has developed a wide range of healthcare-related projects
including outpatient facilities, ambulatory care centers, medical
office buildings, ambulatory surgery centers, acute care hospitals,
specialty facilities and hospitals, emergency departments, post-acute
care facilities and senior living housing. Its list of health systems and
providers with which it has worked is equally as expansive. These
include Banner Health, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert
Health & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Gillette Children’s
Speciality Healthcare, the Iowa Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, Mercy
Medical Center, PrairieCare and Twin Cities Orthopedics.
One of the lead executives for Ryan Healthcare is Erwin Effler III,
who is vice president of healthcare real estate development. His
experience in the space includes strategic planning, real estate
development, investment, design, construction and management. His
affiliations are also extensive, including the Health Care & Life Sciences Council at the Urban Land Institute, the American
College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Connor Lewis is also a VP of healthcare real estate development. In his role, he works closely with health systems, physician
groups and other healthcare providers to facilitate their growth strategies, such as acquisitions or development. His affiliations
include the American Heart Association, Greater Cedar Rapids Open and the American Heart Association Go Red for Women.
Vice president of national healthcare construction Steve Stecker is respected for his detailed knowledge and hands-on
experience in healthcare construction and operation. And Alena Sakalouski Johnson is the director of architecture, healthcare at the company. She is an ACHA-certified healthcare architect with experience in hospitals and ambulatory and outpatient care facilities, As director of healthcare architecture, Johnson participates in all aspects of the healthcare design process,
from clinical planning and conceptual scoping to leading teams of clients, consultants and construction partners.
Steve Stecker Alena Sakalouski
Erwin Effler III Connor T. Lewis