Robert G. Kramer
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kramer is founder and
Chief Executive Officer of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), a non-profit
education and resource center that serves debt and equity investors interested in the seniors housing and long term care
industry. NIC is the leading provider of research as well as business and financial performance data on this segment for
capital providers. NIC's focus is to advance the quality of seniors housing and care by facilitating informed investment
decisions through driving increased transparency for investors. Mr. Kramer, a frequent writer and speaker on trends in seniors
housing and long term care, has directed NIC since its inception in 1991.
A former county government official and Maryland state legislator, Mr. Kramer was a leader on health and environmental issues
while representing the state capital of Annapolis in the 1980s. Mr. Kramer was educated at Harvard and Oxford Universities
and also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary.
As NIC’s president, Brian Jurutka is responsible for day-to-day management and operations of the organization with particular focus on building the infrastructure for NIC to deliver transparency to the capital markets, advance quality and availability of seniors housing and care, and foster leadership development.
Prior to joining NIC, Mr. Jurutka served as Senior Vice President, Telecom, and GM for comScore’s wireless operator analytics division. A former nuclear submarine officer, Mr. Jurutka brings more than two decades of leadership experience with a successful track record in analytics, business development, operational management, and data system development and integration. Prior to comScore, he was with Capital One’s Direct Banking organization where he launched and managed the company’s first deposit product partnership in addition to overseeing various strategic partnerships.
Mr.Jurutka holds an M.B.A from Brenau University and a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy in aerospace engineering.
Beth Burnham Mace
Chief Economist - Director of Capital Markets Outreach
Beth Burnham Mace is the Chief Economist and Director of Capital Markets Outreach at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Prior to
joining the staff at NIC, she served as a member of the NIC Board of Directors for 7 years and chaired NIC’s Research Committee. Ms. Mace was also a Director at AEW Capital
Management and worked in the AEW Research Group for 17 years. While at AEW, Ms. Mace worked with the firm’s Direct Investment Group and provided primary research support to the
organization’s core and value-added investment strategies. Ms. Mace supported the group in underwriting as well as asset and portfolio management decisions. Prior to joining AEW
in 1997, Ms. Mace spent ten years at Standard & Poor’s DRI/McGraw-Hill in varying roles, most recently as the Director of the Regional Information Service with responsibility for
developing forecasts of economic, demographic, and industry indicators for 314 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. Prior to working at DRI, she spent three years as a Regional
Economist at the Crocker Bank in San Francisco. Ms. Mace has also worked at the National Commission on Air Quality, the Brookings Institution and Boston Edison. She is a member of
the National Association of Business Economists (NABE) and New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE). Ms. Mace is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (B.A.) and the University of California (M.S.).
Charles W. Harry, Jr.
Managing Director and Director of Research & Analytics
Chuck Harry is responsible for guiding all of NIC’s research efforts, including the analysis function
of the NIC MAP service. Prior to joining NIC in 2010, he worked at Cushman & Wakefield, where he held
the positions of managing director, Investment Strategies, and managing director, Analytics.
His 20+ year career is comprised of institutional investment management across the various property
types with an emphasis on the apartment/multifamily sector. Early on, he helped solidify the apartment
sector as one of the core property types for institutional investors. At the National Council of Real
Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF), where he was director of real estate, Chuck expanded the association’s
product lines with new indices and developed public outreach as well as market education programs. At
Cushman & Wakefield, in addition to forecasting and monitoring economic and real estate market trends,
he helped establish global infrastructures to facilitate cross-border transactions and the firm's emerging
investment management operations.
Chuck received his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received
a Bachelor of City Planning from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.
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Chuck Harry, Managing Director and Director of Research & Analytics
Amy Hein, NIC MAP Supply Database & Construction Starts Associate
Clark Hudak, Lead SQL Server Database Administrator
Amber Jacobs, Senior Manager, Client Services & Operations
Brian Jurutka, President
Bill Kauffman, Senior Research Analyst
Robert G. Kramer, Chief Executive Officer
Beth Burnham Mace, Chief Economist - Director of Capital Markets Outreach
Chris McGraw, Senior Research Analyst
Mitch Meier, Sales Associate - Product Support Specialist
Dan Raney, Product Solutions Director
Nicole Robinson, Registration & Events Manager
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Whitney Rule, Event Manager - Sponsorship
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Sandra Soto, Human Resources Manager
Kimberly Sumner, Director of Events
Kathi Thompson, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director and Director of Research & Analytics
Connie Ward, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and to the President
Ashley Woods, Research Associate - Construction
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