Richard Foster is the Chief Executive Officer at Cedar Communities. At Cedar, Foster is the lead financial director on mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, capital markets, and investor management. He also oversees the entire portfolio’s financial performance. Foster has spearheaded a myriad of complex financing transactions with varying debt structures including short term and long-term bridge, SBA, HUD, and CMBS, for both acquisitions and refinancing’s with some of the world’s largest investment banks and financial institutions. Additionally, Foster manages all of Cedar’s limited partnership investment vehicles. Foster has completed over $25MM in financial transactions since joining Cedar averaging IRR’s of greater than 20% across all assets.