Healthcare Trust of America to be presenting sponsor of Roper Xavier Society Gala

CHARLESTON, SC – The Roper St. Francis Foundation is proud to announce Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) – the largest dedicated medical office building owner in the United States – as the presenting sponsor of the 14th-annual Roper Xavier Society Donor Appreciation Gala.

The event on Feb. 2, 2019 at Belmond Charleston Place celebrates 2018 Roper Xavier Society members and their investment in Roper St. Francis’ mission of healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence.

“We are honored to further welcome Healthcare Trust of America to the Lowcountry and what better way than seeing them give back to our community in a very meaningful way,” said Lorraine Lutton, President and CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare. “As South Carolinians, we learn very early that caring for your neighbors is a way of life. Our supporters are so special, they touch lives in ways they’d never imagine. They are the lifeblood of furthering our mission of helping all people with compassion, faith and excellence.”

“Healthcare Trust of America has been proud to call Charleston home for nearly a decade, and with our renovation complete at 39 Broad Street, in the heart of Charleston, we have our roots firmly planted,” said Scott Peters, CEO of Healthcare Trust of America. “With nearly 300,000 square feet of medical office space in the Charleston area and over 23 million in top cities nationwide, we are committed to supporting our local communities. Thank you for the very warm welcome to the Roper Xavier family – we look forward to a long relationship together.”

Generous corporate and individual donors have funded important projects like the Roper Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, Donna Fielding Cancer Wellness Institute, Wendy and Keith Wellin Neuro Stroke Center, Roper Hospital Rooftop Helipad and Hank and Laurel Greer Colorectal Cancer Program.

Every member of the 2018 Rx Society receives an exclusive invitation to the Foundation’s annual Donor Appreciation Gala, featuring this year’s guest speaker, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Emmy-award-winning Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN and practicing neurosurgeon. Every dollar of every donation goes directly to support Roper St. Francis patients, teammates and facilities. For more information on becoming a member of the Rx Society and to make a donation today please call (843) 720-1205, email foundation@rsfh.org or visit www.rsfhfoundation.org/rxsociety.

About Healthcare Trust of America

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) is the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, based on gross leasable area. We provide the real estate infrastructure for the integrated delivery of healthcare services in highly desirable locations. Over the last decade, we have invested approximately $7 billion primarily in medical office buildings and other healthcare assets comprising over 24 million square feet of GLA. Investments are targeted in key markets with superior healthcare demographics that support strong, long-term demand for medical office space.  Founded in 2006 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2012, HTA has produced attractive returns for its stockholders that we believe have significantly outperformed the S&P 500 and US REIT indices.  More information about HTA can be found on the Company’s website at www.htareit.com.

About Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Roper St. Francis cares for more Lowcountry families than any other healthcare provider in our area. As Charleston’s only private, not-for-profit hospital system, our mission is simple: Healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence. Throughout our entire 150 year history, people have trusted the name Roper St. Francis. Anchored by Roper HospitalBon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospitalour 671-bed health system includes more than 110 facilities and doctors' offices conveniently located throughout our region. Our fourth flagship hospital, Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospitalis under construction and will open in summer 2019 in Berkeley County.