Stephen M. Monroe 

Stephen M. Monroe is the managing editor and a partner at Irving Levin Associates, Inc., a research and publishing firm founded in 1948. The firm specializes in the seniors housing and health care investment markets and delivers timely market intelligence to subscribers through financial newsletters, acquisition reports and databases. He is a respected and often-quoted industry leader.
Mr. Monroe has been the editor of The SeniorCare Investor newsletter for 25 years. This leading industry newsletter has twice won the prestigious Newsletter of the Year Gold award from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE). In addition, his blog has won the Gold award from ASHPE for best blog three times over the past several years. The blog provides frequent updates on seniors housing news, stocks and M&A transactions, as well as interviews with senior care executives. In addition, Mr. Monroe is the editor of The Senior Care Acquisition Report, an often-quoted annual study of acquisition trends in the seniors housing and care markets. In addition, he is the executive editor of Senior Living Business Interactive.
Prior to joining the company in 1986, Mr. Monroe was a vice president of investment banking at Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York City where he completed a variety of public equity, bond and merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, he was a founding member of the firm’s Capital Markets desk in the early 1980s. He received his MBA in finance from Columbia University and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Vermont.