Anthony Manetta is Managing Director and Founder of Cedar Communities. Cedar is a private equity real estate firm focused on the acquisition of senior living communities across the United States. At Cedar he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s strategic planning and facility operations as it relates to maximizing the portfolio’s performance while providing the highest level of care and living standards for the residents. He works closely with the Director of Operations, Director of Human Resources and facility administrators on a wide-range of operational matters including regulatory, staffing, budgeting, sales, marketing and resident experiences. Additionally he leads the portfolio’s business development and marketing efforts. Mr. Manetta is an accomplished real estate professional having structured hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate transactions through a variety of vehicles. Prior he was an executive at a MAEVA Advisors, a boutique corporate restructuring firm and CEO of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) in New York. He is a member of the Georgia Health Care Association, Georgia Senior Living Association and the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA). He serves on the Board of Directors of the United Way, the Sophia Valsamos Foundation and the HIA-LI which is the steward to the second largest business park in the Country.