Meet the people who lead our staff in providing outstanding care.

At Highbridge Healthcare, the administrative staff are experts in their fields and passionate about their mission. They work together to ensure the facilities in their charge provide the highest level of care.

Usher Egert

Chief Executive Officer

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Usher Egert is a leader in the skilled nursing care industry, accomplished in transforming distressed facilities into top quality providers with significant profits. With a strong commitment to compassionate care, Usher excels at bringing together the key components for a successful nursing home operation.

As Chief Executive Officer of Highbridge Healthcare, Usher has built a post-acute healthcare continuum on the foundation of expert medical services, delivered with care and compassion. Usher has demonstrated his ability to transform failing nursing homes into successful enterprises, both in terms of quality care and fiscal viability.

He spearheads the design and implementation of best practices for each facility, working closely with staff members and residents to ensure successful outcomes. Usher has also developed a program based off of the CMS star rating system, which results in renewed commitment to excellence realized in measurable outcomes, through metrics and analytical systems.

Usher excels at communicating ideas effectively, and working with others to resolve conflict. He is skilled at raising capital, and attracting investors who share his business goals. Usher is known for his trustworthy manner, and can be held accountable to deliver on his promises. Each of the facilities in the Highbridge Healthcare portfolio bear the imprint of Usher’s dedication to excellent healthcare delivered with the highest level of respect and compassion. The improved census and satisfied patients testify to the success of Usher’s concentrated efforts.

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Shimon has been a leader in the healthcare industry for close to a decade. His attention to detail and phenomenal work ethic is what enabled him to be so successful in all the facilities he has managed. His keen eye in being able to see problems before they occur, identifying them and solving them is what sets him apart.

Shimon prides himself in being able to turn facilities around from the clinical side and most of all, from a compliance point of view. In his many state surveys that Shimon has encountered he always made sure the facilities were completely prepared and ensured a successful outcome.

Throughout his years as an Administrator, Shimon has put Patient care at the forefront. He always maintained a close relationship with all the residents that he came in contact with. He is a leader by nature who is respected by all who work with him. As Regional Director of Operations, he uses all of his prior experience to help lead Highbridge Healthcare in a great direction.

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Sruly Zeiger

Chief Financial Officer

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As Chief Financial Officer of Highbridge Healthcare, Sruly is responsible for the financial stewardship of the network of facilities. He develops and implements the overall financial strategy, including operating and capital budgeting, financial and management reporting, controllership, accounting, and payroll.

Sruly administers all financial and accounting systems by employing financial policies and procedures which ensure successful outcomes. Sruly also consults with the administration concerning financial affairs, providing analysis of income, expenditures and capital asset values to best determine future courses of action. Sruly is adept at making recommendations for reducing operating costs and increasing income, and plays a critical role in providing strategic financial leadership.

Sruly brings with him extensive experience in the healthcare sector. Prior to joining Highbridge, Sruly worked as a Controller for Comprehensive Healthcare Management Services, a nursing homes management company, and, prior to that, as a Senior Auditor for Martin Friedman, CPA, a leading accounting firm in the industry.

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Leba Markowitz

Corporate Clinical Director

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Leba comes to Highbridge Healthcare with a stellar academic record.  Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Kean University, she gained her BSN  and was awarded Magna Cum Laude from Ocean County College School of Nursing.  Leba is an RN with almost 10 years of successful experience in the long term care industry and a passion for quality of care. She brings a hands-on, detail oriented approach to revenue enhancement for our SNF’s. With a passion for education, Leba trains frontline and administrative staff in  various clinical processes. Her ability to connect with people make her the go-to person for implementing clinical systems that work. From referrals to discharge planning, she is involved at every stage.

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Sheldon Werner

Director of Purchasing

As Director of Purchasing for Highbridge Healthcare, Sheldon is responsible for all purchasing needs and vendor relationships for our network of facilities. He develops and maintains relationships with vendors and helps ensure that each facility is equipped with all necessary goods and services in order to perform optimally.

Sheldon also consults with the administration on a daily basis concerning all purchasing needs, and certifies that all vendors are providing satisfactory service and all systems are running smoothly. Sheldon is adept at making recommendations for reducing operating costs, and plays a critical role in daily operations.

Sheldon also plays an important role in the Accounts Payable department and ensures that all vendors are paid in a timely manner, and all services are performed properly.

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Usher Egert

Usher Egert

Chief Executive Officer

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Shimon Auerbach, LNHA

Shimon Auerbach, LNHA

Regional Director of Operations

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Sruly Zeiger

Sruly Zeiger

Chief Financial Officer

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Leba Markowitz

Leba Markowitz

Corporate Clinical Director

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Sheldon Werner

Sheldon Werner

Director of Purchasing

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