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Erickson Senior Living Development Leadership

Sean SandsExecutive Vice President of Real Estate and Development

Sean Sands leads Erickson Senior Living’s real estate and development strategy and execution, including new community expansion and the ongoing development and repositioning of existing Erickson Senior Living-managed communities. Key areas of oversight include land acquisition and entitlements, community master planning and construction, market research, regulatory affairs, and feasibility analysis that support the company’s growth.

Margaret SuitVice President, Development

Margaret Suit is responsible for managing and guiding new campus development through the architectural design process with specific regard to the coordination of master planning, common area programming, and design for Erickson Senior Living's independent living and continuing care products.

Steve MontgomeryVice President of Development and Entitlements

Steve Montgomery supports Erickson Senior Living’s nationwide growth in the senior housing market. As vice president of development and entitlements, he is responsible for managing and guiding the entitlement, permitting, and design processes for newly acquired properties.

Scott GenslerVice President, Real Estate Acquisitions and Government Affairs

Scott Gensler identifies and evaluates new business opportunities for Erickson Senior Living. He has an impressive knowledge of key aspects of the senior living business, including development, acquisitions, finance, sales and marketing, and operations.

Dawn YeagerVice President, Development

Dawn Yeager has been contributing to Erickson Senior Living community development efforts since 1999. In her current role, she is responsible for the initial planning and entitlement of projects, implementation of design and construction, and long-term real estate capital planning.

James WilhourVice President, Development

James "J.J." Wilhour is responsible for the development of new and existing Erickson Senior Living communities, beginning at the master planning phase and continuing through design, construction, and project delivery.

Nancy Tegethoff BakerVice President, Market Intelligence

Nancy Tegethoff Baker oversees the company’s primary and secondary market research efforts, including the market feasibility for new developments and acquisitions, market pricing, competitive positioning, and consumer research efforts.

Priya PrasadSenior Director, Development

Priya Prasad has over 15 years of multifaceted real estate development and design experience, with expertise in health care, workplace services, hospitality, and light commercial mixed-use acquisition, development, and construction. A seasoned professional, Priya worked for several Baltimore-based architecture firms before shifting her focus from design to development and construction management.

David BerrienSenior Director, Development

David Berrien has over 19 years of multifaceted real estate development experience, with expertise in senior living, residential multifamily, and light commercial mixed-use acquisition, development, and construction.

Jesse StumpSenior Director, Development

Jesse Stump oversees the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering aspects of all new development and renovation projects across Erickson Senior Living’s portfolio.

Bryan PalmerSenior Director, Development

Bryan Palmer has nearly 30 years of experience designing, developing, entitling, and constructing senior living facilities in 20 states throughout the country.

Jeremy KeimigVice President, Development

Jeremy Keimig is responsible for managing the design of new and existing Erickson Senior Living communities, beginning at the master planning phase, throughout the design process, and during construction for Erickson Senior Living’s independent living products.