Sharon Carter is a Managing Director with Ankura’s Healthcare Real Estate Solutions Group – Global Construction. Ms. Carter has 30-years of experience in healthcare strategy, program management and real estate advisory & development. She utilizes her thought leadership to advise healthcare clients with aligning the use of equity capital with speed to market solutions, adaptability, low cost and best-in-class patient-centered healthcare assets. Ms. Carter advises, manages and executes strategic capital investments to effectively manage the risks, optimize the operational and financial performance complex real estate portfolios and capital projects. More recently, Sharon published a paper on Changes in Lease Accounting and What Providers Need to Know. Prior to joining Ankura Carter worked with a national real estate investment trust (REIT) and served as vice-president of healthcare strategy & development beginning in 2015, and executive director in 2010. In these roles, she provided the overall management of healthcare strategy, and business development/lead generation..