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Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 3, 2019


New Senior Investment Group Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







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(I.R.S. Employer

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55 West 46th Street, Suite 2204

New York, NY 10036

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On September 3, 2019, David Smith, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of New Senior Investment Group Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of his resignation, effective as of the close of business on September 30, 2019. Mr. Smith’s resignation was due to a personal decision to pursue another business opportunity and not due to any disagreement relating to the Company’s operations, financial statements, internal controls, policies or practices.

Bhairav Patel will assume the duties of principal financial officer of the Company on an interim basis, on the effective date of Mr. Smith’s resignation, while the Company conducts a search for Mr. Smith’s replacement. Mr. Patel, age 40, is the Company’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting and principal accounting officer since January 2019. Mr. Patel previously served as a Managing Director in Fortress Investment Group’s (“Fortress”) Private Equity group beginning in March 2016. Mr. Patel joined Fortress in 2007 and served in various capacities within the corporate accounting and finance divisions, including as head of Fortress’s financial planning & analysis group. Prior to joining Fortress in 2007, Mr. Patel served as an accounting manager at GSC Group, a credit-based alternative investment manager. Mr. Patel received a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Patel and any other persons in connection with his appointment, nor are there any family relationships between Mr. Patel and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. Additionally, there are no transactions involving Mr. Patel or any of his immediate family members that are required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

The Company’s press release, dated September 9, 2019, announcing the departure of Mr. Smith and appointment of Mr. Patel is attached to this current report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

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Press release dated September 6, 2019




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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.




Date: September 6, 2019






/s/ Lori B. Marino



Lori B. Marino



Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Exhibit 99.1




Lori Marino, Executive Vice President





NEW YORK — September 6, 2019 — New Senior Investment Group Inc. (“New Senior” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SNR) announced today that David Smith has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to accept another business opportunity. Mr. Smith will continue in his current position through the third quarter to ensure a smooth transition for the Company. Bhairav Patel, the Company’s current Executive Vice President of Finance & Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer will assume these additional responsibilities while the Company conducts a search for a permanent replacement.

“We thank David for his significant contributions to New Senior over the past 5 years, particularly his work through the Company’s internalization that occurred at the beginning of the year, and we wish him the best in his future career,” said Susan Givens, Chief Executive Officer of New Senior.

Mr. Smith’s resignation is not related to any issues involving the Company’s operations, financial statements, internal controls, policies or practices. The Company has disclosed information about the transition in a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.


New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: SNR) is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust with a diversified portfolio of senior housing properties located across the United States. As of June 30, 2019, New Senior is one of the largest owners of senior housing properties, with 131 properties across 37 states. More information about New Senior can be found at www.newseniorinv.com.