The Shelter Group, a national real estate development and property management company based in Baltimore, announced today the promotion of Andrea Griesmar to Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Shelter Properties and Brightview Senior Living. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Ms. Griesmar has broad human resources oversight for the organization including 23 full-service senior living communities in Brightview Senior Living, 46 multi-family and senior apartment communities in Shelter Properties, and a full scale development organization in Shelter Development. Together, the companies employ more than 2,300 associates in eleven states.
Prior to joining Shelter, Ms. Griesmar served for more than eight years as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for The Columbia Bank, a regional bank headquartered in Columbia, MD. In addition, she has held human resource, training and development and operations management positions with a variety of financial services companies and has consulted with both public and private sector organizations.
Ms. Griesmar is a graduate of Purdue University and resides in Eldersburg, Maryland.
About Brightview Senior Living & The Shelter Group
Operating since 1977, Brightview Senior Living offers 23 senior living communities including rental independent living, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities. Brightview Senior Living is a senior-focused division of The Shelter Group, a privately held company that develops, manages, and owns residential real estate while specializing in multi-family and senior living communities. A leader in the industry, Shelter has developed and acquired a real estate portfolio totaling over $2 billion. For more information on Brightview Senior Living or The Shelter Group, please visit