Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD)
Deutsche Bank AG Health Care Conference Call
May 09, 2012 09:20 am ET
Mark Ohlendorf - Co-President & CFO
Ross Roadman - SVP, IR
Darren Lehrich - Deutsche Bank
Okay good morning everybody. I am Darren Lehrich and I lead DB's healthcare providers' team and happy to introduce Brookdale Senior Living. We are the leading provider of senior living services and have a very innovative ancillary service program offering to the residents as well. Presenting from the company is the Co-President and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Ohlendorf. Also Ross Roadman is on the stage here with us and as you know the Q&A session will follow the short presentation. So I welcome you all to have your questions ready. And those that are on the webcast feel free to use the Yorn application and I can facilitate your questions on the iPad up here. So with that let me turn it over to Mark. Thank you.
Thanks Darren and thanks to Deutsche Bank for having us at the conference this year. I always enjoy coming to Boston. Ross and I will spend just a few minutes here running through our investor presentation. The highlights we will walk you through, Brookdale as you know is a leading industry player and we are in an industry with very favorable supply and demand dynamics. Occupancy is trending up, we just reported our first quarter, we will give you a little summary of our results from the first quarter.