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Brightview Senior Living Overview

Baltimore, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Brightview Senior Living builds, owns, and manages award-winning vibrant senior living communities in eight states along the East Coast: Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. We offer apartment homes in Independent ... Read more

Mission: Everything we do at Brightview is guided by our core values, which are easily explained by STARS. These values are represented by our leadership team and our associates as we create communities that seniors love to call home.

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  • Our CEO, Marilynn Duker, said it best... "Culture is the lived experience of your employees - not what you say it is. The 'business stuff' happens only when you focus on your employees first." Brightview's culture is unmatched compared to any other company in our industry. Our culture is truly the heartbeat of our organization. It’s people-focused, people-driven – and centered around doing right by the associates that make our communities such incredible places to work and live. Find a company like Brightview Senior Living with a CEO like Marilynn Duker. Your career will thank you later.


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Brightview Senior Living – Why Work With Us?

FORTUNE #1 Best Workplaces and 2019 Best Workplace for Women!

Based in Baltimore, MD, Brightview Senior Living, LLC opened its first senior living community in Maryland in 1999. Today, Brightview offers 40 communities in eight states - Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. The communities include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Personal Care, and Dementia Care options.

Brightview is committed to creating vibrant senior living communities by providing excellent service to all our customers. Our goal is to create environments that are a great place to live and a great place to work. Our Mission and our Core Values are best expressed in our STARS principles and standards.


In all our actions in every community, we focus on the customer - providing excellent service to our residents, their family members and our co-workers.


We work with enthusiasm and view our co-workers as internal customers, working together to achieve our common goals.


Our actions reflect our commitment to creating quality communities with the highest possible standards. We look at how our actions will impact our residents, our associates, and the greater community.


We strive to maintain and build upon our reputation for excellence and integrity in all that we do.


We are committed each and every day to achieve success by consistently incorporating the elements of excellent Service, Teamwork, Action and Reputation to create vibrant senior living communities.

Careers in Senior Living:  More than you think!

A career at Brightview Senior Living means a career with purpose!  You might be surprised to learn how many unique talents it takes to operate a vibrant senior living community!

Our elegant dining rooms, cafes and pubs require everything from the customer service skills of friendly waitstaff to the culinary expertise of experienced executive chefs.

Vibrant Living Directors and fitness specialists provide activities, classes, and events to keep our residents engaged and active while van drivers escort them on errands and to offsite events.

Many of our residents are cared for each day by nurses, resident assistants, medicine technicians, and a host of other caregivers.

Our maintenance and housekeeping teams work diligently to keep our communities and grounds beautiful, clean and safe.

Add office managers, sales professionals, and concierge teams, and you can see how quickly the list of exciting opportunities grows!

So, whether you’re an experienced senior living professional or just getting started in your career, explore our rewarding opportunities that will allow you to make a difference in the lives of seniors. You may be surprised to find your perfect match!

Work for a company you can brag about! FORTUNE #1 Best Workplaces and 2019 Best Workplace for Women!

You should be proud of where you work! Did you know Brightview Senior Living was recently ranked #1 on "FORTUNE Magazine’s 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services?" Placement on the Best Workplaces for Aging Services list is based on the measurement of workplace experience including criteria such as respect for associates, trust in leadership, fairness of workplace decisions, and team camaraderie. The results from the survey were from more than 223,000 employees working in senior housing and at-home care.

In addition to being named the Number One Best Workplace for Aging Services in 2019, Brightview was also recognized as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Women by FORTUNE and Great Places to Work! Brightview took the No. 48 spot on the nationwide list!

Join a company whose culture is centered around their people!

Brightview Senior Living is a people-focused, people-first company. Our people are the core of our success! Our leadership team is built of compassionate, driven leaders who have a dedication to doing the right thing – always. We have a true passion for investing in the growth and professional development of each and every single one of our associates. 

If you are looking for a place where you can truly grow your career – consider Brightview Senior Living!  Our mission is truly to create a great place to work for our associates, and a great place to live for our residents!

Become a part of our story – grow with us!

Join a company that invests in their people. Our leaders are incredibly devoted to your professional development - and we want you to grow with us! Did you know... in 2017 and 2018 - 40%+ of our new hires were internal promotions! We have a commitment to grooming, developing and promoting our STARS. Feeling stagnant in your career? Join Brightview!



Brightview Senior Living Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Dining server"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dining Services in Mays Chapel, MD
    Former Employee - Dining Services in Mays Chapel, MD
    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Brightview Senior Living part-time (Less than a year)


    People where nice as of your coworkers. There’s a sense of family with the residents.


    Pretty much nothing to complain about.

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Brightview Senior Living Photos

Brightview Senior Living photo of: A home office tradition! Every year, the entire home office gets together to bag lunches for those in need in the Baltimore community!
Brightview Senior Living photo of: Here is some of the home office team helping bag over 700 lunches for those in need in the local community!
Brightview Senior Living photo of: Halloween 2018 - Home Office
Brightview Senior Living photo of: Dancing with our residents!
Brightview Senior Living photo of: Dancing residents!
Brightview Senior Living workplace photo
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Brightview Senior Living Interviews



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Getting an Interview





    Executive Chef Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Brightview Senior Living (Bethesda, MD) in June 2019.


    Met initially in a group interview. Followed up next day with my direct report. Phone interview with Regional Director and final interview with members of Director team and Regional management.

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Brightview Senior Living Awards & Accolades

  • #1 Best Workplaces for Aging Services™ 2019, Great Place to Work® and Fortune, 2019
  • Best Workplaces for Women™ 2019, Great Place to Work® and Fortune, 2019
  • Baltimore's Healthiest Employers, Baltimore Business Journal, 2019
  • CEO, Marilynn Duker, 2019 Business Leader of the Year, Loyola University, 2019
  • Top Places to Work, The Baltimore Sun Media Group, 2018
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