HJ Sims


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Established in 1935, HJ Sims is a full-service investment bank specializing in structuring and underwriting senior living and long-term care financings. In addition, Sims Mortgage Funding, Inc. (SMF), a subsidiary of HJ Sims, originates, underwrites, and funds loans for healthcare and housing projects insured through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

With more than $22 billion worth of financings, we offer an array of capital financing solutions including, tax exempt and taxable bonds, mezzanine loans, private equity, seed money, bank financing, and FHA-insured loans.

HJ Sims’ banking clients with capital needs especially benefit from our extensive Investor Distribution Network. For every one institutional investor, HJ Sims has more than 100 individual, high net-worth investors. Access to this unparalleled network of investors gives our clients:

  • More buying power
  • More flexible terms
  • Lower rates
  • More product choices
  • Synergistic marketing efforts

HJ Sims also provides financial advisory services in the areas of capital planning, restructuring, and affiliations, acquisitions, and divestitures. Our Financed Right® solutions have benefitted hundreds of senior living providers and we are confident one of our solutions will benefit you.

For more information, please visit HJ Sims’ website or watch this video to learn more about the culture of HJ Sims.

LeadingAge Life Plan Community members shared insights through a survey performed by HJ Sims to uncover the motivation behind member organizations’ growth initiatives and reveal the potential barriers impeding growth. 

Case Study:  HJ Sims Announces Advance Refunding of Presbyterian Retirement Communities Outstanding Bonds

Case Study: HJ Sims is pleased to announce the $100 Million campus relocation financing of Bancroft Neurohealth, a leading not-for-profit provider of specialized services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries.

Case Study: From Seed Money to Investment Grade Rating, HJ Sims is pleased to announce the successful completion of a $17,620,000 bond offering for Cadbury-Lewes this past October. Cadbury at Lewes, Inc. is a Life Plan Community located in Lewes, Delaware. Proceeds of the new bond issue were used to refinance existing debt.

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