Susan Givens Chief Executive Officer
Susan Givens has served as the Chief Executive Officer of New Senior Investment Group and as a member of its Board of Directors since the company’s inception in October 2014. Ms. Givens has nearly 20 years of private equity, capital markets, M&A, general management and finance experience. Previously, Ms. Givens was a Managing Director in the Private Equity group at Fortress Investment Group, where she spent more than 13 years. While at Fortress, she also served as the Chief Executive Officer of New Senior Investment Group and as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE: NRZ) and was responsible for various real estate, healthcare, financial services, infrastructure and leisure investments. In addition, Ms. Givens was also responsible for overseeing equity capital markets transactions in the Private Equity group. Prior to joining Fortress, she held various private equity and investment banking roles at Seaport Capital and Deutsche Bank in New York and London. Ms. Givens is a member of the Advisory Board of Governors, and the Audit & Investment Committee, of Nareit, and is also a member of The Real Estate Roundtable. Ms. Givens received a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Lori B. Marino Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Lori B. Marino is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of New Senior Investment Group. In this role, Ms. Marino directs the company’s legal and compliance function, as well as the human resources function. Prior to joining New Senior, Ms. Marino has for the past 20 years advised boards and leadership teams at large global companies, including most recently as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at ITT Inc., a publicly-traded global multi-industrial manufacturer. Before joining ITT, she served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Medco Health Solutions, a pharmacy benefits manager. She began her career as an associate at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York. Ms. Marino received her law degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and her B.S. degree with distinction from Cornell University.
Bhairav Patel Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting
Bhairav Patel is the Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting of New Senior Investment Group. Mr. Patel previously served as a Managing Director in Fortress Private Equity group. Mr. Patel joined Fortress in 2007 and has served in various capacities within the corporate accounting and finance divisions, including as head of Fortress financial planning and analysis group. Prior to joining Fortress in 2007, Mr. Patel served as an accounting manager at GSC Group, a credit-based alternative investment manager. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Andrew Armstrong Managing Director, Head of Corporate Strategy
Andrew Armstrong is a Managing Director and Head of Corporate Strategy for New Senior Investment Group. Mr. Armstrong brings 15 years of real estate, infrastructure, private equity, M&A and capital markets experience to the Company. Mr. Armstrong joined New Senior in March 2019 after spending more than 11 years in the Private Equity group at Fortress Investment Group. At Fortress, Mr. Armstrong was a Managing Director focused on various investments across the transportation, infrastructure, real estate and leisure sectors. Prior to joining Fortress, he worked in the general banking group at Lazard. Mr. Armstrong received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College in 2005.