STATEMENT OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAY, LEGISLATIVE CHAIRMAN WOLFE AND RCHFC CHAIRPERSON SHERWOOD ON AGREEMENT TO SELL SUMMIT PARK HOSPITAL AND NURSING CARE CENTER:
“Rockland County and the Rockland County Health Facilities Corporation (RCHFC) today finalized an agreement to transfer ownership of Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center to the Summit Park Acquisition Group. The sale of the facility is all about providing the best experience possible in the most efficient way for the residents of our communities. We are confident the new owners will build upon our long tradition of delivering high-quality, high-value care for the families we serve. Additionally, we know that the purchaser will remain true to the County’s mission of treating all persons – patients and employees – with respect and dignity.
“On behalf of the entire County, we express our sincere appreciation to the members of the RCHFC for their tireless efforts in this mammoth undertaking.”
Summit Park Acquisition Group is led by Rockland County resident Shalom “Shully” Braunstein, a licensed nursing home administrator who will oversee the daily operations of the Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center. His father Barry is the owner of several nursing homes in the Bronx. The county is to receive $36 million in the sale.
More information about the transfer of ownership will be released during a press conference on Wednesday, July 23 at 11 a.m. in the Media Room of the Rockland County Executive, 11 New Hempstead Road, New City, New York 10956.