David Smith is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New Senior Investment Group. Mr. Smith brings 15 years of REIT experience to the Company. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Smith served as a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of Fortress, where he led capital markets and investor relations activities for the Company. Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Smith held various finance, capital markets and investor relations roles at Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI), and began his career in the real estate investment banking group at A.G. Edwards. Mr. Smith received a B.S. degree with honors in Finance from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.