David Hegarty has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Senior Housing Properties Trust from inception in 1999 to his retirement on April 30, 2018. Senior Housing Properties Trust is one of the largest publicly traded real estate investment trusts specializing in investing in senior housing and medical related real estate in the United States with over $8.7 billion in over 440 properties across 42 states. Mr. Hegarty has also served in several executive officer positions for The RMR Group LLC and its predecessors since shortly after inception in 1986 to April 30, 2018. The RMR Group LLC is a publicly traded alternative asset management company overseeing $30 billion of office, industrial, healthcare and hospitality real estate and investments. Mr. Hegarty is a certified public accountant, formerly with Ernst & Young and is involved in several professional organizations. Mr. Hegarty is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and lives in Winchester, Massachusetts.