Elena Shenkar is a Senior Originator bringing 20+ years of business owner and executive experience to Rosano Partners. Prior to her career in commercial real estate, she was a successful restaurateur with multiple high-end restaurants across California, a Director of Operations for an early stage start up, and a partner in a residential mortgage company.
With an earned JD, Elena is an accomplished contract negotiator which compliments her skills in capital sourcing, and mortgage closings. Raised in a real estate family in San Francisco, California, Elena holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California’s School of Business as a finance major. She also attended Whittier Law School in Southern California and passed the California bar exam. She is fluent in Russian and enjoys skiing, traveling, the fine arts, and professional sports.