R. Steven Hamner
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

In addition to helping found Medical Properties Trust, R. Steven Hamner has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer since September 2003. He also served briefly as MPT's executive vice president and chief accounting officer in the company's earliest days.

Hamner, who earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Louisiana State University, is a certified public accountant. Prior to joining MPT, Hamner spent three years as managing director of Transaction Analysis LLC, a company that provided interim accounting and consulting services to commercial real estate owners and their advisors. He also spent three years as vice president and CFO of United Investors Realty Trust, a publicly traded REIT. Hamner also spent a decade with the accounting and consulting firm of Ernst & Young LLP and its predecessors.

In discussing what attracted him to MPT, Hamner said as a consultant he was impressed by the strength of the firm's business plan and the reaction it drew from investors nationwide. Hamner the entrepreneur found Ed Aldag's vision for MPT and the impact it could have on the overall healthcare industry so persuasive that he traded what began as an interim consulting assignment for a partnership.

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R. Steven Hamner

Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer