karnesThomas A. Karnes, MHA, NHA


Thomas Karnes has 28 years of experience in the senior living industry in the management and marketing of senior living communities. He has extensive experience in the New England region, having managed 570 independent living and 436 assisted living apartments, and 182 skilled nursing beds in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

Relevant Experience

  • Managed 6,240 apartments of senior housing in nineteen (19) states:  twenty free-standing assisted living communities (2,010 apartments); twenty communities (2,800 apartments) with a combination of independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care (472 beds); seven continuing care retirement communities (1,050 apartments) offering a full continuum of care; and 450 skilled nursing beds.
  • Responsible for the start up of thirteen (15) senior living communities.
  • Holds inactive licenses as a Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts,  Delaware, Texas, Florida, and New Hampshire.
  • Obtained licensure and/or JCAHO Accreditation for assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities (with short term, sub-acute rehab programs), home care agencies, outpatient clinics, and a transitional program for head injury patients.