Donika Schnell

Greystone announced that Donika Schnell has joined as a managing director based in Los Angeles. In her role at Greystone, Schnell will be working closely with healthcare facility owners to provide them with debt and other capital solutions, including bridge financing, FHA loans, agency loans and JV equity.

Schnell has managed healthcare lending portfolios collectively valued at $3 billion throughout the course of her 30-year career, which includes providing term loans for acquisitions, refinancings and bridge lending solutions across various sectors in healthcare. 

Most recently, she served as a senior managing director and head of healthcare banking at MB Financial Bank, which was acquired by Fifth Third Bank last year. She also held similar positions at Opus Bank, BBVA Compass Bank, CapitalSource Finance and other organizations. An accountant by training, Schnell began her career as a hospital consultant for KPMG Peat Marwick and was a senior accountant for the University of Chicago Hospitals.