Capitol Seniors Housing Appoints Kristen Ahrens as Principal – Business Development

WASHINGTON, DC–Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a leading senior living investment and development firm, has appointed Kristen Ahrens as Principal – Business Development. With more than two decades of senior living and finance experience, Ahrens has managed countless transactions for senior living clients across the U.S. and Canada.

“Kristen is the ideal complement to CSH.  In fact, the Business Development position was created with her in mind,” said Scott Stewart, Managing Partner of Capitol Seniors Housing. “I’ve known Kristen for 14 years, and her impeccable reputation, impressive track record and breadth of industry relationships will enable CSH to grow further and increase our reach into the seniors housing community.  It’s an honor to have her here as she makes a great team even better!”

“I’m proud to join Capitol Seniors Housing, a firm with a solid reputation across the senior living industry. I’ve had the opportunity to get to know most of the CSH team over the past decade, and I’m always impressed with their commitment to this space and to serving and enriching our nation’s seniors via their communities,” said Ahrens. “I’m excited to bring my experience, relationships and expertise in the senior living industry to CSH. I look forward to helping the company expand its track record of success.”

Prior to joining Capitol Seniors Housing, Ahrens served as Managing Director with Capital One Healthcare (previously GE Healthcare Financial Services). While at GE, Ahrens served as Senior Vice President & Vice President for more than 10 years. Prior to joining GE, Ahrens was the Vice President of Development at GenSpring Family Offices. Ahrens began her career at Ernst & Young after which she was an analyst at Ocwen Financial, then later served as a senior associate at Heller Financial. She earned an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Based in Washington D.C., CSH is a private equity-backed real estate acquisition, development and investment management firm founded in 2003. Along with capital partners, Harvard Management Company and The Carlyle Group, CSH has successfully acquired or developed more than 90 senior housing communities and deployed over $2.0 billion of investment capital thus far.