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Staff & Leadership

Matthew Phillips, Executive Vice President

Matt Phillips - EVP

“I am fortunate to be a part of a special organization in which the development and operations disciplines partner together across functions. This collaborative culture enables us to be at the forefront for innovative design for our next generation prototypes for seniors.”

Matt Phillips is the Executive Vice President for Senior Lifestyle. Matt is responsible for sourcing new development opportunities for Senior Lifestyle in Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s communities, as well as overseeing all aspects of the development process. Prior to joining Senior Lifestyle, Matt founded Integrated Development Group, which partnered with the National Electrical Benefit Fund to develop 850 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, a luxury multi-family rental project for the mature adult and empty-nester market.

Before founding IDG, Matt was the Senior Executive for a team that acquired and developed high-end, multi-million-dollar senior living communities for Vi (formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt) of Chicago. Early in his Classic Residence career, Matt was the General Counsel and oversaw legal and regulatory matters in addition to negotiating transactions and financing. Prior to Classic Residence, he was a Partner at the Chicago law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd (now K&L Gates). There, Matt’s clients owned and developed multi-family and condominium projects, golf course communities, and office and retail projects.

Leadership

  • Member of American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA)
  • Member of National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)
  • Member of Urban Land Institute

Education

  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • JD with highest distinction, John Marshal Law School