Jim Pusateri, Co-Chief Operating Officer
"I believe seniors housing has a higher purpose than any other industry. At each community, it is our privilege to deliver outstanding services and care to our residents. At the corporate level, it’s our honor to provide support and resources to our teams. At Senior Lifestyle, it is the goal of all of our team members to provide truly great places to work and live."
As Co-Chief Operating Officer for Senior Lifestyle Corporation, Jim leads the HR, sales, marketing, recruiting, corporate communications and training departments.
Prior to joining the Senior Lifestyle team, Jim was Senior Vice President of Sales at Brookdale Senior Living from 2008 – August 2017, which included his time with Horizon Bay, acquired by Brookdale in 2011, where he was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jim had previously spent time with Brookdale from 1997-2000 where he was the Corporate Director of Sales and New Project Development after the company originally hired him as their first Regional Director of Sales. Prior to Brookdale/Horizon Bay, Jim was Chief Senior Housing Officer at Elderlife Financial Services, where he helped grow their business with the nation’s largest senior living organizations. He has also worked as Executive Vice President of Senior Living at LCOR Inc.
Jim’s passion for senior housing began in 1991 when he accepted a role as a sales counselor with Classic Residence by Hyatt.
Jim received his B.A. in Communications from the University of Kansas and enjoys renovating houses, traveling and hiking.