President – CA Senior Living
Ben Burke, President of Senior Living, oversees the implementation and execution of the senior living investment process. In this capacity, Ben focuses on project sourcing by identifying underserved markets/submarkets, site acquisition, contract negotiation, proforma and budget creation, operator selection and oversight, and strategic vision of the platform to maximize investor return.
Prior to joining CA, Ben was the Vice President of Development & Investor Relations at Spectrum Retirement Communities. While at Spectrum, he was directly involved in the development of 20 communities (~2,300 units) across nine states. Product types included independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Through these developments, Spectrum’s portfolio grew from ~1,700 units to ~4,000 units.
Prior to joining Spectrum, Ben held positions with Archstone-Smith and CWCapital. Ben graduated from the University of Denver with a BSBA in Real Estate.
Chief Financial Officer
Teri Carone serves as Chief Financial Officer of CA Senior Living and CA International, with oversight for all corporate and property level accounting, financial reporting, investor reporting and budgeting/forecasting.
Prior to joining CA, Teri was Senior Vice President at Equity International where she led the accounting, treasury and financial reporting activities for over $2 billion in assets under management during her 14 years with the company. During her time there, Teri built a fully integrated accounting function, led currency risk management for all investment transactions, managed the investment valuation committee and guided emerging market portfolio companies in developing best practices and institutional quality reporting.
Teri has 19 years of accounting and finance experience working for companies such as the David Lewis Company, Deutsche Bank/RREEF and McDonald’s Corporation. She started her career as a real estate auditor with Ernst and Young. Teri graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Executive VP – Development
Matt Booma serves as Executive Vice President of CA Senior Living and CA Residential, overseeing current and future senior developments. Matt focuses on all aspects of development including site feasibility, financial feasibility, site acquisition, building programming, entitlement, due diligence, contract negotiation, design oversight, technology implementation, construction management, budget oversight and civic coordination.
A keen eye for detail, Matt brings over a decade of experience as an architect to each CA development. Matt completed a variety of projects both domestically and internationally with Perkins + Will, working on higher education, residential, health care, hospitality, retail and office project types.
Matt holds a Masters of Architecture and Bachelors of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed architect and a LEED accredited professional.
Senior VP - Investments
Justin Dickinson, Vice President Investments, is responsible for sourcing, underwriting and processing seniors housing real estate transactions. Justin works closely with capital partners to negotiate legal documents, secure debt/equity commitments, and close transactions.
Prior to joining Janko Group. Justin held positions with Janko Group, MedCraft, and Welltower (NYSE: WELL).
Justin graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree.