2022 HW Vanguard: John Beacham


As founder and CEO at Toorak Capital Partners, John Beacham has been a transformative leader in the private lending industry, spearheading improvements in underwriting guidelines and credit criteria. He has linked small balance commercial and residential originators with institutional capital, pioneering bridge loan securitizations, helping to dispel the negative association with “hard money” and creating a sustainable engine to help address the housing shortage by providing more than $9.1 billion in capital to fund housing for 40,000 families to date.

Toorak has consistently grown under Beacham’s leadership and has been profitable every month since month five of its operation. In six short years, Toorak has provided more than $9.1 billion in capital to fund over 25,000 loans. In 2021, Toorak funded more than $2.5 billion in loans, added 25 lending partners and now works with over 85 partners in the U.S. and U.K. 

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

Find something that you’re good at, and then really focus your time on it so you become the best at it – whatever “it” is. 


John Beacham


Founder and CEO

Company Name:

Toorak Capital Partners

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