Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) Q4 2011 Earnings Call February 17, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives Ross Rodman - SVP, IR Bill Sheriff - CEO Mark Ohlendorf - Co-President and CFO Andy Smith - EVP, General Counsel and Secretary Analysts Christina Blaishek - William Blair & Company Josh Marans - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bryan Sekino - Barclays Capital Sloan Bohlen - Goldman Sachs Daniel Bernstein - Stifel Nicolaus Rob Mains - Morgan Keegan PresentationOperator
At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Brookdale Senior Living fourth quarter earnings conference call. (Operator Instructions) Mr. Rodman, you may begin your conference. Ross Rodman Good morning, everyone. I'd also like to welcome you all to the fourth quarter 2011 earnings call for Brookdale Senior Living. Joining us today are Bill Sheriff, our Chief Executive Officer; and Mark Ohlendorf, our Co-President and Chief Financial Officer. Also present is Andy Smith, our Executive Vice President and General Counsel. This call is being recorded. A replay will be available through November 24 and the details on how to access that replay are in the earnings release. This call will also be available via webcast on our website brookdaleliving.com for three months following the call. I'd also like to point out that all statements today, which are not historical facts, may be deemed to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Actual results may differ materially from the estimates or expectations expressed in those statements. Certain of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Brookdale Senior Living's expectations are detailed in the earnings release we issued yesterday and in the reports we filed with the SEC from time-to-time. I direct you to Brookdale Senior Living's earnings release for the full Safe Harbor statement.