CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Courte Partners, LLC ("Green Courte"), a private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, announced today that it has hired Jim Pusateri as the first Chief Executive Officer of True Connection Communities, its new senior living operating platform. Mr. Pusateri will also join Green Courte as a Managing Director. Through its fourth investment fund, Green Courte Real Estate Partners IV, LLC and its affiliates, Green Courte has assembled a portfolio of nine senior living properties located in four states and containing over 1,400 units and is actively seeking additional active adult/independent senior living investment opportunities to add to its growing portfolio.
Mr. Pusateri has over 25 years of experience in the senior living industry and was heavily involved in the early-stage growth of several significant senior living platforms, including those of Brookdale and Horizon Bay. Throughout his career, he has held various senior management positions in the industry with responsibility for oversight of sales and marketing, operations, hospitality, development, and human resources. He most recently served as the Co-Chief Operating Officer of Senior Lifestyle Corporation, an owner, operator, and developer of senior living communities with a portfolio of more than 180 properties. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President of Sales at Brookdale, where he was responsible for strategic oversight of the sales teams at over 1,000 communities and developed large-scale sales and training programs for the company.
Commenting on his new role, Mr. Pusateri noted, "I'm excited to join the Green Courte team and take on the leadership of True Connection Communities, and I look forward to working together to create a new standard for active, lifestyle-focused senior living."
David Lentz, Green Courte's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of True Connection Communities, stated, "We're thrilled to welcome Jim to the Green Courte team and look forward to leveraging his deep industry experience, unique vision and passionate, committed leadership as we continue to expand our True Connection Communities platform."
Green Courte's Chairman, Randy Rowe, added, "We're pleased that Jim shares our vision for a new approach to active senior living that offers a truly compelling array of lifestyle options and a consistently exceptional customer experience."
About Green Courte Partners, LLC
Green Courte Partners, LLC is a Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, including active adult/independent senior living properties, land-lease communities, and near-airport parking facilities. The firm combines focused investment strategies with a disciplined approach to transaction execution, operations, and asset management. Green Courte's goal is to invest in high-quality real estate assets that will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a long-term holding period. For additional information, please visit Green Courte's website at www.GreenCourtePartners.com.