Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces the Addition of Ross Goyer, CPM, to Assist in Leasing and Operations in Midwest Market

Scottsdale, Arizona (May 23, 2011) – Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA” or “the Company”), a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust, is proud to announce that effective May 23, 2011, Ross Goyer, CPM,  has joined the Company as Regional Director – Leasing & Asset Management, focusing on HTA’s Midwest portfolio.

Mr. Goyer will report directly to Dawna H. Powell, Regional Vice President of Asset Management. Ross will play an integral role in HTA’s Midwest operations by focusing on strengthening and maintaining key tenant relationships and working with HTA’s third party property management companies to improve overall management and leasing efforts. HTA’s Midwest portfolio consists of 2.2 million square feet spread across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana.  Indiana comprises 1.2 million square feet of the portfolio.  

Mr. Goyer has an extensive 20-year background in real estate portfolio management and he most recently served as the Portfolio Manager for Lillibridge, A Ventas Company, where he oversaw 900,000 square feet of healthcare-related assets. Prior to joining Lillibridge, Ross worked for a number of reputable property management service companies; including Lauth Healthcare and Bremner Healthcare Real Estate.

 “We are excited to welcome Ross to the HTA team in Indianapolis. Ross’ experience in healthcare real estate leasing and asset management will enable HTA to enhance its quality of service and overall performance of its Midwestern region,” stated Dawna H. Powell, Regional Vice President – Asset Management for Healthcare Trust of America.

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 About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has made 78 geographically diverse acquisitions valued at $2.3 billion based on purchase price, which includes 242 buildings and two other real estate-related assets. HTA’s portfolio totals 11.1 million square feet and includes 218 medical office buildings, ten hospitals, nine skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and five healthcare-related office buildings located in 25 states.


This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to HTA.  Forward-looking statements are statements that are not descriptions of historical facts and include statements regarding management’s intentions, beliefs, expectations, plans or predictions of the future, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  Because such statements include risks, uncertainties and contingencies, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  These risks, uncertainties and contingencies include, but are not limited to, the following: we may not be able to execute a strategic transaction, including one that provides liquidity to our stockholders, on terms that are favorable to our stockholders or at all; if we are not in compliance with the covenants under our unsecured credit facility we may not be able to access proceeds thereunder; our results may be impacted by, among other things, uncertainties relating to the debt and equity capital markets; uncertainties relating to changes in general economic and real estate conditions; uncertainties relating to the implementation of recent healthcare legislation; uncertainties regarding changes in the healthcare industry; the uncertainties relating to the implementation of HTA’s real estate investment strategy; and other risk factors as outlined in HTA’s periodic reports, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.