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About Cedar Crest Senior Living Community

Live life to the fullest at Cedar Crest, a vibrant community in Northern New Jersey, for adults age 62-plus. Stay active with amenities like a pool and fitness center, relax in your maintenance-free apartment home, and experience healthy benefits like an on-campus medical center with full-time doctors.

We Value What You Value

Cedar Crest is managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national network of managed communities. For 40 years, the Erickson Senior Living network has been a leader in senior living and health care by following these core values:

  • We value meaningful relationships.
  • We seek out and celebrate diversity.
  • We are friendly and enthusiastic.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We strive for excellence.
  • We are accountable.
  • We are one team.

Leadership Team

Meet the individuals who keep our community running smoothly.

  • Kristen Compton, Executive Director
  • Danielle Hammer, Associate Executive Director
  • Michelle Lynch, Director of Finance
  • Cindy McHugh, Director of Human Resources
  • Raymond Guarino, Director of Sales
  • Kenneth Scala, Director of General Services 
  • Erica Zayat, Senior Manager Resident Services
  • Renee Randazzo, Continuing Care Administrator
  • Kristin Guerrero, Director of Nursing

  • Peter Orlic, M.D., Medical Director
  • Gilles Lerch, Director of Dining Services
  • Lynn Singer-Zavatone, Practice Administrator

A diverse group of residents gathered together in a community clubhouse.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Promoting a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is a core Erickson Senior Living value and a key objective for our success.

  • A vibrant Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Council at each community and corporate office guides decision-making.
  • Comprehensive diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging training for all employees. 
  • Communities enthusiastically embrace and celebrate the diversity of residents and staff.
  • A commitment to safe, positive environments for LGBTQ+ seniors and staff.

See our Annual Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Report and our Supplier Diversity Commitment for more information about how our organization promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Board of Directors

Cedar Crest® is a not-for-profit community, managed by Erickson Senior Living and supported by National Senior Communities, Inc. (NSC), the largest independent board of continuing care retirement communities in the nation. NSC's purpose is to represent the financial interests of residents to promote the highest quality programs and services for the best possible value.