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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Capital Senior Living In The News

  • Capital Senior Living Comes Out With Fourth Quarter Earnings
    Better late than never, we suppose. On the last day of the first quarter, Capital Senior Living (CSU) came out with its fourth quarter earnings results, and the leaner (much leaner) company will hopefully be better able to navigate the numerous issues still facing it. Investors seemed somewhat optimistic, sending... Read more
    Published on: April 01, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Healthpeak Properties Completes More Sales
    As the healthcare REITs start their quarterly reporting season, of course all eyes will be on the occupancy trend, which for most of them will not be so great. But one aspect about what is happening, and often little noticed, is that the news is showing that the... Read more
    Published on: February 10, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Trustwell Living Getting Started
    Earlier this week, Larry Cohen announced the formation of his new company, Trustwell Living, LLC. As most of you know, Larry was the CEO of Capital Senior Living (CSU) for about 20 years. What you may not know is that he was very popular with his team, from EDs to the C-suite.... Read more
    Published on: January 14, 2021 By Ben Swett
  • Capital Senior Living Update
    On Wednesday we wrote about the sudden rise in the share price of Capital Senior Living, doubling in value in a couple of weeks, which usually indicates rumors of some sort of a potential capital transaction. But the only news that came out was the stockholders’ approval of a... Read more
    Published on: December 10, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • Capital Senior Living Zooms
    After spending the summer and fall months trading at 50 to 70 cents a share, Capital Senior Living‘s shares zoomed up last week. If anyone was watching the stock market last week, you had to notice that Capital Senior Living’s shares just zoomed. Since November 20, the price... Read more
    Published on: December 09, 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.