Sunrise Senior Living Board Appoints New Accounting Officer

Last week, Sunrise Senior Living announced the appointment of C. Marc Richards as the Company’s new Chief Accounting Officer who succeeds A. Pangelinan as Chief Accounting Officer.  Ms. Pangelinan became the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective as of May 29, 2009.  From November 2007 to July 2009, Mr. Richards, age 38, was a Vice President of JE Robert Companies and functioned as the Controller for JER Investors Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) that invests in real estate loans, commercial mortgage backed securities and other structured finance products. While serving in this capacity, Mr. Richards supervised the accounting and financial reporting functions, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and REIT tax compliance of JER Investors Trust.

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