Owners / Operators

Owners / Operators

Sterling Estates/Autumn Glen Management Group (AGMG) Principals

The principals of AGMG have a tremendous amount of experience in the Senior Living industry, totaling over 150 years collectively. We believe that length of tenure has helped us hone a philosophy of teamwork, support, vision and strategy that inures to the benefit of whom we serve, our residents. Each of our communities offers exceptional living accommodations, myriad opportunities for continued happiness, and a warm, friendly environment conducive to making new friends and enjoying family. At each of our communities, we uphold what we feel are life's most important values: service, faith, dependability, and the one special feeling that everyone in the world holds for the members of their families: hope.


Mike Brown
Chairman, Partner

Mr. Brown has been involved in the Senior Living industry for four decades. His various firms have actively owned, developed and/or managed over 100 communities in various senior housing sectors. Certain of his companies have also owned and operated in the home health segment as well as the rehabilitation technology space.

As Chairman, Mr. Brown provides the leadership and strategic direction for our various Senior Living entities. He believes he and his team have created in the Sterling Estates model a brand of senior living communities that are at the forefront of providing what today’s seniors are looking for in living accommodations and services that will enable them to live a stress-free and continued productive, fulfilling life.

Steve Sodel
Chief Executive Officer, Partner

Steve, as CEO of Sterling Estates, provides overall team guidance and direction for our Senior Living Communities. He has over 25 years’ experience in the Senior Living industry and has been involved in both the finance and capital-raising space as well as development and acquisitions sectors of the industry.

Over the many years Steve has been involved in Senior Living, his expertise has been in executing growth strategies and profit optimization for our companies in which he has been involved.

Bryan Sodel
Director of Finance and Construction, Partner

As Director of Finance, Bryan oversees all financial and assets management of the Sterling Estates entities, and along with the CEO, directs the banking/lender relationships with those entities and communities. As Director of Construction, Bryan oversees new developments, the construction process and overall facilities management once the communities are open.

Marshall Gill
Chief Operating Officer, Partner

As COO, Marshall is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of Sterling Estates Senior Living Communities. He interacts and collaborates with his partners herein and supports and provides guidance to the Executive Directors and their staffs at the Sterling Estates communities, ensuring compliance with company operating policies and procedures.

With over 20 years of experience in the Senior Living industry, and specifically as an Executive Director of certain company communities, he had first-hand experience with day-to- day operations in our communities. His experience and understanding of residents, their family-member dynamics as well as employee roles and responsibilities is crucial to operating our communities at peak efficiencies while ensuring optimum services and care for our residents.

Pete Green
Director of Developments and Marketing/Sales, Partner

As Director of Development, Pete focuses on finding new markets to develop our communities and is responsible for the due diligence process of selecting our markets, specific property locations and the community zoning processes. As Director of Marketing and Sales, Pete is responsible for overseeing our marketing and sales programs, processes and staff.

Nathan Madigan
VP of Operations, Partner

Nathan Madigan, is a Partner and Vice President of Operations for Autumn Glen Management Group (AGMG). Nathan received his undergraduate degree from Wofford College where he earned a bachelor’s in science degree. Madigan started his career in the public non-profit space by joining Teach for America as a teacher in Newark, New Jersey. After completing his two-year service in the classroom, Madigan joined KIPP New Jersey. Prior to joining AGMG, Madigan served as Chief Operating Officer of LEAD Public Schools in Nashville, Tennessee. While in Nashville, Nathan earned a Master in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. An Atlanta native, Madigan returned home to join AGMG with his wife Kelly and daughters Poppy and Charlotte. 

Ray Brown
Vice President of Operations, Partner

Ray, as VP of Operations, works closely with the COO to ensure day-to-day operations are running smoothly at our Sterling Estates communities. He is responsible for working with certain department heads to ensure budgets are adequate, accurate and being adhered to on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. He works closely with the Executive Directors to ensure personnel policies and procedures are up to date and appropriate for our staff. He is responsible for the overall fixed plant maintenance at our communities.

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