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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)


Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 28, 2019

EPR Properties
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

909 Walnut Street, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)

(816) 472-1700
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 28, 2019, EPR Properties (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that the Company hired Gregory E. Zimmerman as its Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, effective April 15, 2019. The Company's press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference in this Item 7.01.
The information set forth in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being "furnished" and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of, or otherwise subject to, liabilities under Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the Company's filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)     Exhibits.
Press Release, dated March 28, 2019, issued by EPR Properties.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 /s/ Mark A. Peterson
Mark A. Peterson
Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial

Date: March 28, 2019

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit 99.1


EPR Properties Names Greg Zimmerman as Chief Investment Officer

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) - March 28, 2019 - EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) today announced the hiring of Gregory E. Zimmerman as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer commencing on April 15, 2019. Greg’s career spans more than 25 years, including most recently positions as Executive Vice President, Development, of Washington Prime Group and Senior Vice President, Big Box, Theatre and Peripheral Development with Simon Property Group. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President, Real Estate at Macerich Company and in Development and Legal roles at The Rouse Company.
“We are excited to bring Greg into our organization to help drive our focused growth in experiential real estate,” commented Company President and CEO Greg Silvers. “Greg’s deep relationships and thought leadership in experiential assets will further our goal of becoming the market dominant player in this space.”
About EPR Properties
EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in properties in select market segments which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our total investments exceed $6.8 billion and our primary investment segments are Entertainment, Recreation and Education. We adhere to rigorous underwriting and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow standards. We believe our focused niche approach provides a competitive advantage, and the potential for higher growth and better yields. Further information is available at


EPR Properties 
Brian Moriarty, 1-888-EPR-REIT
Vice President - Corporate Communications 
[email protected]

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