Sharon Yester serves as Head of Asset Management for CNL Financial Group. Ms. Yester oversees the company’s operating disciplines of asset management, portfolio services, technical services and dispositions for all CNL-sponsored real estate investment trusts. The asset management group oversees the growing number of properties owned by four REITs: CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc., Global Growth Trust, Inc., Global Income Trust, Inc., and CNL Properties Trust, Inc. The four companies collectively own more than $3 billion in commercial real estate property and related assets.
Ms. Yester previously served as senior vice president of asset management for CNL Retirement Properties, Inc. and subsequently as senior vice president of asset management for Health Care Property Investors, Inc. which acquired CNL Retirement Properties in 2006. Prior to joining CNL in 2002, Ms. Yester served as president and chief operating officer of EdenCare Senior Living. Ms. Yester has held various roles in the operations of senior living facilities across the country, including president and chief operating officer of Resources for Senior Living and senior vice president of the assisted living division of Horizon Healthcare. She brings more than 25 years of experience in the senior living and health care, as well as experience in retail and lodging.