Robert Black Black: “The full impact of the Baby-Boomer generation has yet to hit the sector.”

SAN DIEGO—The geographic spectrum of senior-care communities covers every market in the US. Institutional investors will look to acquire properties in the top 25 US metros, while there is still a robust demand for newer assets located in secondary markets, Newmark Knight Frank senior managing directors Rob Black and Sean McNee tell NKF recently hired the pair, who are recognized as national investment sales leaders within the senior-housing and care industry, for its San Diego office.

Black brings 21 years of commercial real estate experience to NKF, and McNee is a 17-year commercial real estate veteran. Black comes to the firm from Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked exclusively in the senior housing and care industry. McNee has been a leader at dedicated senior-housing brokerage teams at Eastdill Secured, Grubb & Ellis and, most recently, at Cushman & Wakefield.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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