Marina Ferrer, MS, LNHA
Vice President & Executive Director, Crane’s Mill Continuing Care
We are excited to welcome Marina Ferrer, MS, LNHA, into her newest role as Vice President & Executive Director at Crane’s Mill Retirement Community. Marina joined LSMNJ in late February of 2020 as the Executive Director of The Villa at Florham Park and was recently promoted to oversee LSMNJ’s West Caldwell retirement community. Marina brings with her over 15 years of experience as an administrator, having previously managed various senior living, nursing, and rehabilitation communities throughout New Jersey. She has a track record of achieving high-quality outcomes through strong daily operations and strategic management skills.
Within her first few months at LSMNJ, Marina led her staff through the many challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. In her incredibly calm, yet strategic demeanor, she navigated many trials and tribulations while maintaining the health and safety of the more than 150 residents and The Villa’s staff. As she moves her focus to the residents at Crane’s Mill, she will continue to rely on the numerous experiences throughout her career, and her early months at the Villa, to ensure the highest quality of patient and resident care is delivered. “I’m excited to join this exceptional team,” expressed Marina. “I have thoroughly enjoyed all the interactions I’ve had in all the communities I’ve worked. However, my favorite experiences have been in a Retirement Community setting. I love being able to interact with residents throughout the entire spectrum of care. Everyone always has amazing stories to share and learn from.”
Marina holds her Masters of Science in Gerontology from Hofstra University and her Bachelor of Arts in Hearing and Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland. She is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner. When she’s not at work, Marina is kept busy by her 3 kids. In her spare time, she enjoys learning metalsmithing and making jewelry.