Managing Principal, Co-Founder
Principal and Senior Advisor
Throughout his long career, Robert distinguished himself in the healthcare industry as Founder and Chairman of NuCare Services Corp., as a Principal at Consulate Health Care, as Principal and Director at Genesis Healthcare, and as Principal and Founder of Midway Capital Partners. He also volunteers his leadership skills by sitting on the board of Genesis Healthcare, Consulate Healthcare and Formation Development Group.
Robert is an active member of the healthcare community, serving on the Illinois Council on Long-Term Care, and the Health Care Council of Illinois. He also served as a Trustee of Northeastern Illinois University.
Chief Investment Officer
Harold Sussman is Next’s CIO, and brings with him 35 years of financial and legal experience from a variety of industries, including healthcare and commercial real estate. Harold was drawn to Next because of its focus on a significant asset class that is often overlooked by larger investment firms- Skilled Nursing Real Estate. As a CPA and licensed attorney, he has worked in public and private practice, applying his expertise to a wide array of legal and tax issues. Harold’s specialized knowledge as a financial consultant and tax advisor allows him to conduct strategic due diligence on all transactions to ensure the best acquisitions are made by Next. He also helps Next identify tax efficient structures for sellers. In addition to his work at Next, he is the CFO for the Kochin Group, LLC. He also sits on the boards of Consulate Healthcare and Formation Development Group.
Chief Financial Officer
Shimmy is an entrepreneurial-minded finance executive who brings a strong analytical and financial acumen to his position as CFO. Shimmy’s role includes underwriting and obtaining financing for new acquisitions, as well as overseeing asset management at Next. His background as a CPA combined with hands-on investment experience has given Shimmy a deep knowledge of financial and operational modeling in our industry. Shimmy’s leadership and guidance to the asset management team allows Next to maximize the value of each asset in the company’s portfolio while Next continues to grow its platform.