About Us

About Us

Mature friends at a dinner party

About Us

The D&F Development Group, LLC (The D&F Group) of Levittown, NY, a total real estate resource firm is partnering with LCS®, a leading provider of high quality senior lifestyle products and services headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, to develop Village Green, a new rental assisted living and memory care community in Levittown, NY, after the success of the first Carlisle community that launched in Patchogue in January 2018, Village Walk.

Launched in 2002,the founders of The D&F Group—Len D’Amico and Peter Florey joined forces to expand their already successful individual career experiences in real estate management and development of affordable family and senior housing to create an entire spectrum of full service real estate expertise. This initiative included a special emphasis on furthering product offerings of exceptional quality for independent senior living. To advance their goal of serving an increasing population of older adults with specialized, service-rich, superior quality residential lifestyles, The D&F Group sought the experience and expertise of Life Care Services®, An LCS Company to manage Village Walk at Patchogue and Village Green at Levittown (and coming 2021 Village Reach at Hauppauge) .Life Care Services, established in 1971, is the nation’s leading manager of full-service senior living communities. Life Care Services currently provides operations and marketing and sales management services for not-for-profit and for-profit Life Plan Communities, formerly known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), and rental independent living, assisted living and memory care communities.

The D&F Group has an established reputation for providing affordable, high-quality housing options for families and seniors searching for a true sense of home. Throughout the greater New York City area, but particularly in Queens and on Long Island, the developers became experts at fine-tuning their business model by working closely and pursuing relationships with a wide array of partners. Affiliations with churches, ecumenical groups and service organizations like the Boys and Girls Club of Astoria, NY, and even smaller, distinct, special need and/or interest populations like survivors of breast cancer resulted in intergenerational communities and those for grandparents raising grandchildren.

This passion was heightened when The D&F Group realized how significant a need existed for age advanced housing and service to older adults in Nassau and Suffolk County who could benefit from a locally based, mission-driven model of assisted living and memory care. Not only was there a lack of adequate accommodations, but characteristic among the limited availability was a cost too high for many to consider.

This unmet need, along with the success and goodwill generated through The D&F Group’s other much-welcomed, market-specific housing alternatives—branded as Strathmore Communities and Triton Residences—propelled the developers to extend their

Portfolio to assisted living and memory care communities as a third brand—the Carlisle Communities.

The passion so evident in the developers’ other properties will be readily apparent at Village Green and Village Reach and is already seen at Village Walk. The true spirit of community stewardship and partnership will take the field as we share the common goals that served as ammunition and impetus of these welcoming neighborhood communities.

The D&F Group’s Carlisle Communities, in concert with Life Care Services. Village Green will literally become an essential and beloved part of main stream Levittown life by assuring superior residential assisted living and memory care for seniors who love their community, as witnessed by the success of Village Green at Patchogue.

Village Green as in Village Walk will allow older adults the opportunity to stay part of the community they love with the added security of all-new, tailored, hospitality-based residential and health care choices—assisted living to support engaged and active independence, and dedicated memory care of specialized, therapeutic programming and staffing. Residents will be in the midst of desirable, thriving and comforting amenities in their residential neighborhoods. Importantly, extended family and friends will come to know true peace of mind and a sense of well-being from the quality and compassion of a new and perfectly located community that includes easy access to the conveniences they know and love.