Aleksandra Simanovsky is responsible for spearheading market-wide understanding and acceptance of the residential bridge market.
Before joining Toorak in 2019, Simanovsky spent four years as a vice president in Deutsche Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group, where she led the new issuance of over $40 billion in commercial real estate backed securitization deals. Simanovsky also served as an associate director in the CMBS group at Kroll Bond Ratings Agency, where her responsibilities included overseeing the end-to-end execution of ratings on the private-label conduit, standalone single borrower and agency CMBS deals. Now, Simanovsky regularly represents Toorak at monthly and quarterly KKR board meetings. Simanovsky’s dedication to credit analysis, research, opinions and methodologies have also been presented and featured in several publications. In May of 2019, Simanovsky was the first female executive hired at Toorak Capital Partners, and is now the highest-ranked female within the company. At Toorak, Simanovsky actively champions her female co-workers, most notably when she founded the group, “The Women of Toorak.” She also serves as a mentor to aspiring female leaders within the firm and regularly works with her colleagues to guide them on the career path they desire.