Sarkis Garabedian

MD, Senior Living Finance at Ziegler

Sarkis Garabedian is an investment banker specializing is serving the needs of senior living clients throughout the Western United States. In his 17 years as an investment banker, Sarkis has sourced over $3.5 billion of capital for a wide variety of healthcare and senior living organizations. Sarkis is based in Seattle and joined the Ziegler senior living investment banking team in 2013. Prior to joining Ziegler, Sarkis worked as a healthcare investment banker for over nine years covering the West Coast.

Sarkis has extensive experience working with senior living and healthcare providers to provide customized financing plans to best meet and balance their near term capital objectives with their long term strategic goals. His senior living experience runs the full spectrum of projects, including new campus, expansion and repositioning financings. He is proficient in leading complex fixed- and variable-rate public bond offerings and private placements, while providing credit, legal and refunding analyses to help evaluate potential impact to credit ratings, market access and cost of capital. Sarkis also has considerable experience negotiating credit facilities and favorable covenant, security and legal structures for the benefit of his clients.

Sarkis regularly speaks at Board retreats and industry conferences with topics ranging from industry strategy and trends to capital market conditions and financing vehicles.

Sarkis is a member of LeadingAge and serves as a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He received a B.A. in business administration with a concentration in finance and an M.B.A from Western Washington University. He holds Series 7, 79, 63, 65 and 52 securities licenses.


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