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The Shelter Group is a
privately held real estate development and property management company founded
in 1977 by Mark K. Joseph and specializing in multifamily and senior living
communities. More than three decades of experience in delivering creative and
successful outcomes make the company a recognized leader in the industry.
The Shelter Group operates two distinct companies,
each a leader in its field.
For over 30
years, Shelter Development has focused on creating quality communities to meet
marketplace needs. By taking the time to understand individual markets while
building relationships with neighborhood, government, business and financial
partners, Shelter Development has successfully developed and acquired more than
$2 billion in senior and family residential housing communities.
Brightview Senior Living
first Brightview Senior Living community opened in Maryland in 1999, The Shelter
Group has emerged as a leader in the field of senior living. Today, there are 35
Brightview communities in eight states offering vibrant Independent Living,
Assisted Living, Personal Care and Dementia Care options.
By creating environments that are great places to live and to work, Brightview
consistently receives very high scores on resident satisfaction and associate
With decades of experience in
real estate, finance and long-term health care, The Shelter Group's leadership
team built the organization to its present strength and looks to the future with
a focus on continuing performance. Founded by Mark Joseph, The Shelter Group is
managed today by partners Arnold Richman, Marilynn Duker, Jeffrey Hettleman and
David Carliner, all of whom are active in ongoing operations and strategic
The Shelter Group would not be
the company it is today without the tremendous effort of its more than 3,100
associates - each committed to the company’s mission and core values. The
reputation and track record of The Shelter Group has enabled the company to
recruit, train and retain a highly successful team of professionals. Through the
efforts of all of these individuals, the company has a solid foundation of
innovation, stability and integrity.