Medical Properties Trust, Inc. bridges the gap between the growing demand for high-quality healthcare and the ability to deliver it cost-effectively. Specializing in acute care, community and rehabilitation hospitals, this healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) provides operators access to capital for facility improvements, technology upgrades, staff additions and new construction through long-term net leases of real estate assets. By reinvesting non-earning assets into operations, MPT clients are able to participate in the growth of the largest sector of the U.S. economy.

Aldag Recognized for Building MPT into
‘A Health Care Real Estate Powerhouse.’

Birmingham, AL – 
June 3, 2019: 
Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of Medical Properties Trust, has been selected as one of 100 leading “influencers” who are making waves in the field of commercial real estate.

Developed by American City Business Journals based on recommendations from its network of more than 40 business publications, the list includes entrepreneurial leaders from a wide variety of U.S.-based companies.

Aldag, who founded MPT along with Executive Vice Presidents R. Steven Hamner and Emmett E. McLean in 2003, was recognized for building Medical Properties Trust into “a health care real estate powerhouse with billions in assets and a global footprint.” 


MPT’s CEO Recognized as a “Game Changer” in business and community service.

Birmingham, ALNovember 2, 2018:  Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Medical Properties Trust’s founder and CEO, has been selected as a “Game Changer” in business and community service by The Vulcans Community Awards.

Presented on behalf of Vulcan Park and Museum by Eric Jack, Dean of the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Vulcans Award recognized Aldag “for his leadership, vision, innovation and generosity.”

As Dean Jack said, “In, 2003, Ed took entrepreneurial risks and founded Medical Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust, with a vision to provide capital to cash-strapped hospitals and rehab centers. Today, MPT’s market cap is over $5 billion.”