Larry Cohen

Former CEO, Capital Senior Living

Lawrence A. Cohen served as Chief Executive Officer of Capital Senior Living Corporation from May 1999 until his retirement in January 2019 and was the Company’s Chief Financial Officer from November 1996 to May 1999.  Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership, Capital Senior Living expanded its operating platform from 27 communities with a resident capacity of approximately 5,000 to 129 communities with a resident capacity of approximately 16,500 and increased its ownership of senor living communities from 12 to 83 properties.

 From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Cohen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PaineWebber Properties Incorporated, which controlled a real estate portfolio having a cost basis of approximately $3.0 billion.  Mr. Cohen was a founding member and is a Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Seniors Housing Association and served on the Operator Advisory Board of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.  He is also Chairman of the Senior Living Hall of Fame Committee and was recognized as the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Brain Ball National Honoree.  Mr. Cohen received an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, a JD from St. John’s University School of Law, and a BBA in Accounting from The George Washington University.  Mr. Cohen is an attorney and is also a Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive).

Capital Senior Living

Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nation’s largest operators of residential communities for senior adults. The Company’s operating strategy is to provide value to residents by providing quality senior housing services at reasonable prices.


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    Published on: August 10, 2020 By Steve Monroe
  • Capital Senior Living Returns 18 Properties to Fannie Mae
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    Published on: August 07, 2020 By Ben Swett
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    Published on: June 11, 2020 By Steve Monroe
  • Capital Senior Living Reports, Again
    After Capital Senior Living filed an 8-K recently talking about “going concern” issues, we have to admit we were a little nervous about the delayed first quarter earnings release. Let’s just say, it could have been worse. They included the “going concern” clause, which basically says the current conditions raise... Read more
    Published on: May 21, 2020 By Steve Monroe
  • Going Concern Problems at Capital Senior Living
    Late last Friday, Capital Senior Living announced that it expects to disclose its first quarter earnings results before the market opens on May 21, and then hold its conference call with analysts. It will not be pretty.  Also late Friday, the company filed an 8-K with the SEC stating... Read more
    Published on: May 10, 2020 By Steve Monroe

Joseph Solari

1510jsolariVice President, Corporate Development, Capital Senior Living Corp.

Joseph Solari has been Vice President – Corporate Development for Capital Senior Living Corp. since September 2010. Mr. Solari is responsible for initiating and executing the acquisition of seniors housing communities for the Company. Since joining the Company, Mr. Solari has successfully led the completion of 33 acquisitions comprising 50 communities and $684.2 million in aggregate transaction value. Mr. Solari has more than 19 years of experience originating, structuring, negotiating and executing the acquisition, sale and divestiture of healthcare real estate and real estate operating companies. Prior to joining Capital Senior Living, from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Solari was Managing Director, Acquisitions for Ventas, Inc., where he was responsible for the firm’s real estate investment activities in the seniors housing and skilled nursing industries. Prior to Ventas, Inc., from 1999 to 2007, Mr. Solari spent eight years in the healthcare investment banking group of Houlihan Lokey, where he was responsible for the origination and execution of merger and acquisition, private placement and financial restructuring engagements for the firm’s healthcare clients, with particular focus on facility-based, healthcare services companies.

Lawrence A. Cohen

1009cohen1Vice Chairman of Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Senior Living Corporation

Lawrence A. Cohen is Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Senior Living Corporation. Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nation’s largest operators of residential communities for senior adults. Mr. Cohen serves on the boards of various charitable organizations and was a founding member and is on the executive committee of the Board of the American Seniors Housing Association. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Cohen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PaineWebber Properties Incorporated, which controlled a real estate portfolio with a cost of approximately $3 billion, including senior living communities of approximately $110 million. Mr. Cohen has earned a Masters in Law in taxation, is a licensed attorney and is also a Certified Public Accountant. He has had positions with businesses involving senior living for 21 years.

Larry Cohen

1009cohen1CEO of Capital Senior Living

Larry Cohen is Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Senior Living Corporation. Mr. Cohen serves on the boards of various charitable organizations and was a founding member and is on the executive committee of the Board of the American Seniors Housing Association. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Cohen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PaineWebber Properties Incorporated, which controlled a real estate portfolio with a cost of approximately $3 billion, including senior living communities of approximately $110 million. Mr. Cohen has earned a Masters in Law in taxation, is a licensed attorney and is also a Certified Public Accountant. He has had positions with businesses involving senior living for 23 years.