As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EPR Properties, Mr. Silvers is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the board of directors and the executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
Essential to his role is ensuring that the needs of the Company’s shareholders are met by the establishing and implementing of investment strategies supported by consistent and reliable performance. As board chair, Mr. Silvers leads the board in oversight of the Company’s strategic planning and opportunities and identify key risks and mitigation approaches for the board’s review. In addition to his external focus, Mr. Silvers serves the needs of associates through the development of an organizational culture that demands excellence in not only what the Company accomplishes but how it is accomplished.
Mr. Silvers’ leadership is informed by years of experience working with the partners in which EPR Properties invests.
Mr. Silvers was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President in February 2015 and elected to board chair in 2022. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Silvers served as Executive Vice President since February 2012, Chief Operating Officer since 2006, and Chief Development Officer since 2001. Mr. Silvers previously served as EPR Properties’ Vice President from 1998 until February 2012, and as Secretary and General Counsel from 1998 until October 2012. Prior to joining EPR Properties, Mr. Silvers practiced law at Stinson Leonard Street LLP, specializing in real estate law. Mr. Silvers received his J.D. from the University of Kansas and his B.S. from Tennessee Technological University.