Meridian Capital Group
Meridian Capital Group

Josh Simpson

Managing Director

Mr. Simpson joined Meridian in 2013 and currently serves as a Managing Director and Partner of Meridian’s Senior Housing and Healthcare platform. Along with Ari Adlerstein, he oversees a team of analysts and is responsible for the origination and placement of loans that fall under the healthcare umbrella, including skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, independent living, age-restricted living, hospitals, and other specialty care facilities. He continues to expand the team’s expertise by leading them into new asset classes, including the behavioral space, cash-flow loans, and ancillary companies.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Simpson has negotiated more than $15 billion in healthcare transactions, including real estate debt, operating lines of credit, investment sales, and equity raises, with $5.5 billion closed in 2021 alone.

Select transactions closed by Mr. Simpson include the $710 million acquisition of 39 skilled nursing facilities comprised of 5,039 beds in Virginia and North Carolina, a $73 million loan to convert seven skilled nursing facilities into addiction treatment centers in Indiana, and a $13.1 million acquisition loan for seven addiction treatment centers totaling 124 beds in California, Arizona, and Nevada.

Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Simpson was an Audit and Tax Associate in the Commercial Real Estate Group of Ernst and Young.

Mr. Simpson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Yeshiva University. He is also a member of the board of Westchester Torah Academy (WTA).

 

Closed Transactions

$60,000,000
Refinance
Senior Housing and Healthcare
Secaucus, NJ
204-Bed Hospital
$90,500,000
Acquisition
Senior Housing and Healthcare
SC, TN, and KY
Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Facilities
$285,000,000
Acquisition
Senior Housing and Healthcare
MD and PA
Skilled Nursing Portfolio
$54,696,000
Acquisition, AR Line
Senior Housing and Healthcare
New Jersey
287 Beds
$63,530,000
Acquisition, AR Line
Senior Housing and Healthcare
Florida
5 Facilities | 458 Beds
$65,650,000
Acquisition, AR Line
Senior Housing and Healthcare
North Carolina | Maryland
3 Facilities | 500 Beds