The Foundation of HealthTrust

HealthTrust’s core team of Leadership and Directors has worked together for over twenty years, and represents a diverse talent base with experts in each of the specialty product lines-Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, CCRCs, and Healthcare. We carefully observe the industry, are attuned to its cycles and how they affect demand for our services, and ultimately, the deliverable to our clients.


Alan C. Plush, MAIAlan C. Plush, MAI
Sarasota, FL
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Active in the seniors housing industry for over 25 years, Alan C. Plush holds an MAI designation, sits on the ASHA Executive Board, and oversees operations at all HealthTrust locations.

Colleen Blumenthal, MAIColleen Blumenthal, MAI 
Managing Partner
Sarasota, FL
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Specializing in seniors housing valuation since 1992, Ms. Blumenthal holds an MAI designation, acts as Managing Director for HealthTrust, and Task Force Leader for the State of Seniors Housing.

Anthony W. Carter, MAIAnthony W. Carter, MAI
Birmingham, AL
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Anthony Carter holds an MAI designation and manages the firm’s Birmingham office. The depth of his industry knowledge has proven invaluable to clients seeking valuation and consulting advice.

Michael JonesMichael Jones
Sarasota, FL
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Mr. Jones brings nearly 20 years of seniors housing and post-acute experience to the HealthTrust team with an extensive background in mergers, acquisitions, capital structure and small company growth.

David Rey SalinasDavid Salinas, MAI, ASA 
Los Angeles, CA
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With 19 years of experience and a unique specialization in CCRC and Multi-Level Retirement campuses, Mr. Salinas holds an MAI designation and manages the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Ilya N. Gaev, MAIIlya N. Gaev, MAI 
Boston, MA
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Ilya N. Gaev holds an MAI designation, manages the firm’s Boston office, and brings over 13 years of appraisal and consulting experience to the leadership of HealthTrust.

Professional Staff

John Belmonte Associate Boston, MA
Cindy Bennett Director Sarasota, FL
Nathan Briscoe Sr. Associate Sarasota, FL
Marissa Cassman Director Los Angeles, CA
Alex Collett Associate Sarasota, FL
Gordon Ferris Associate Denver, CO
Jason D. Finley Sr. Associate Birmingham, AL
Nina Guignard Associate Sarasota, FL
Joshua Hansen Sr. Associate Boston, MA
Diego Hormiga Associate Sarasota, FL
Nick Kelly Associate Sarasota, FL
Seth Knowles Associate Birmingham, AL
Alicia Lewis Associate Sarasota, FL
Nadine Mathews Research Associate Birmingham, AL
Samantha Medred Director Sarasota, FL
Christine C. Mosteiro Director Sarasota, FL
Qaboos Muthana Associate Los Angeles, CA
Jena Olivieri Associate Sarasota, FL
Jason Pearce Sr. Associate Sarasota, FL
Jesse Prato Associate Boston, MA
D. Chris Silverwood Director Sarasota, FL
Kimberly Walther Director Denver, CO
Madeline Winship Associate Denver, CO

When it’s your bottom line, trust proven leadership. HealthTrust is helmed by six managing directors, each with unique talents and a vast array of industry knowledge only experience can provide. Our dedication to the industry is evident by the MAI designations held by our directors and advanced candidacy by several staff members.

Professional Staff
Our goal is to provide you with a national team of local experts. We’ve expanded our reach to ensure each team is in touch with the industry as a whole, but can also provide you with details you need to make an informed decision in your neighborhood.

Education is essential to professional growth. Our directors hold some of the highest credentials in the industry, including MAI, ASA, and MRICS. Each staff member is required to maintain rigorous continuing education and actively seek certified general licenses. Don’t settle for less.