Len Fishman to retire as Hebrew SeniorLife chief executive
Len Fishman will retire next spring after a dozen years as chief executive of Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard-affiliated provider of senior health care and housing. Taking his place will be the organization’s president, Lou Woolf, a former North Shore Medical Center executive who has been with Boston-based Hebrew SeniorLife since 2009. Earlier this month, it signed a preferred provider agreement with Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, with which it has had a 60-year clinical affiliation.The third-largest home builder by revenue said a tax benefit and improving demand fueled a surge in quarterly profit. Net income was $452.7 million, versus $13.8 million a year earlier, the Miami company reported. The results included $403 million from the partial reversal of deferred tax assets tied to losses during the housing crash. Earnings excluding the gain were 21 cents a share, beating the 16-cent average estimate of 20 analysts .