Sal Gaetano

Plant Operations Director
Sal Gaetano

Role and Responsibilities

As the plant operations director at Meadow Ridge, Sal Gaetano assumes a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of the expansive community and its intricate mechanical systems. His primary objective is to uphold the safety and comfort of residents by overseeing the efficient functioning of all facilities. Additionally, Sal and his team are entrusted with the upkeep of the picturesque 136-acre grounds across the diverse seasons of New England.

What is really special about Meadow Ridge, Sal says, isn’t the well-appointed campus. “What’s stayed constant here is that family feeling.”

Industry Expertise

With over ten years of dedicated service at Meadow Ridge, Sal possesses a wealth of experience and expertise in facility management and maintenance. His hands-on approach and comprehensive understanding of mechanical systems enable him to effectively address any challenges that may arise, ensuring the smooth operation of the community.

Passion for Senior Care

“I believe we were put on this earth to serve one another, and at Meadow Ridge we’re given that awesome opportunity every day. Actually, I don’t even need a sentence to describe Meadow Ridge magic; just one word sums it up: family.”

Career Journey

Sal embarked on a varied career path, beginning with his honorable service in the U.S. Army. Following his military tenure, he pursued his passion for music as a drummer in a touring band for several years. Learn more about Sal’s career journey here: Sal Gaetano: From Drummer to Director at Meadow Ridge.


Sal attended Alfred E. Smith Mechanical School in Bronx, NY and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army.

Personal Interests

Sal still embraces his love for music and rebuilds and restores motorcycles.