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SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Lamb Mark D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
905 CALLE AMANECER, SUITE 300

(Street)
SAN CLEMENTE CA 92673

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
07/27/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CareTrust REIT, Inc. [ CTRE ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Investment Officer
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 121,008 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
/s/ William M. Wagner, attorney-in-fact 08/08/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR SEC FILINGS ON FORMS ID, 3, 4, 5 AND 144

    The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints WilliamM.Wagner and GregoryStapley of CareTrust REIT, Inc. (the "Company"), and ShellyHeyduk and SarahLevesque, so long as each is employed at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, outside counsel to the Company, as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution for him and in his name and stead in any and all capacities, to sign and file for and on his behalf, in respect of any acquisition, disposition or other change in ownership of any of the securities of the undersigned, the following:
(i)     any Form ID to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC");
(ii)    any Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 3 to be filed with the SEC;
(iii)    any Statement of Changes of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 4 to be filed with the SEC;
(iv)    any Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 5 to be filed with the SEC;
(v)    any Notice of Proposed Sale of Securities on Form 144 to be filed with the SEC; and
(vi)    any and all agreements, certificates, receipts, or other documents in connection therewith.
       The undersigned hereby gives full power and
 authority to the attorney-in-fact to seek and obtain as his representative and on his behalf, information on transactions in the securities of the undersigned from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release such information to him and approves and ratifies any such release of information.
       The undersigned hereby grants unto such attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary in connection with such matters and hereby ratifies and confirms all that any such attorney-in-fact and agent or substitute may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
       The undersigned acknowledges that:
(i)    neither the Company nor such attorney-in-fact assumes (i) any liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and
(ii)    this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from responsibility for compliance with the undersigned's obligations under the Exchange Act, including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
       This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect with respect to the undersigned until revoked by such undersigned in a signed writing delivered to such attorney-in-fact.
    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney.
Date:  August 1, 2018
_/s/ Mark Lamb______________________
MARK LAMB