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Episode 22: Jennifer Cassidy/The Loneliness Epidemic

Apr 29, 2024
37 min

The Department of Health and Human Services reports nearly half of all U.S. adults experience measurable levels of loneliness. The rise in loneliness and disconnectedness also brings with it significant health risks. Join Andrew Bowen and Cardinal Group’s Jennifer Cassidy as they discuss how properties can combat the Loneliness Epidemic and build closer-knit communities.

Andrew Bowen

Vice President & Industry Principal
RealPage, Inc.

Andrew Bowen serves RealPage customers and partners as a Vice President and Industry Principal dedicated to the Institutional and Build-to-Rent spaces. For over a decade, his focus has been on the tools that help investors and operators of multifamily real estate drive yield through better leveraging data and analytics.

Considered one of the experts on revenue management in multifamily, he is a regularly featured speaker on both the webcast and conference circuit, bringing a passion backed by over 20 years of operational experience to the conversation.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.  When not pontificating on the future of the industry, you can usually find him either in the gym or on the lake with his two grown “boys” and his wife of 25 years.

Jennifer Cassidy

Senior Vice President, Operations
The Cardinal Group

Jennifer serves as Senior Vice President at Cardinal Group Management (CGM). With more than 20 years’ experience in the student housing industry, she is responsible for the day-to-day management and performance of Cardinal Group Management's student housing portfolio of clients and communities.

Jennifer has a reputation for driving revenues, maximizing expense efficiencies and building long-term asset value. She is an industry leader in revenue management and has overseen the strategic deployment of more than $50 million in capital improvements throughout her career. Jennifer is known for being a people-centric leader focused on providing mentorship and support to her team, and building strong internal and external relationships.
Prior to joining Cardinal Group, Jennifer spent 15 years with Campus Advantage serving the organization in a variety of leadership roles throughout Operations and Asset Management.
She attended University of South Florida and holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Natural Science.


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