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Ashleigh Simpson has re-joined Grosvenor as SVP, co-investment.

Grosvenor Re-Hires Ashleigh Simpson as SVP, Co-Investment

Grosvenor has hired previous employee Ashleigh Simpson as SVP, co-investment to work out of its Washington, DC office. Simpson will lead the company’s structured development finance program, which supplements core urban property development and investment activities in North America by providing capital to residential developers.

Simpson holds 26 years of experience in acquisitions, asset management, joint ventures and fundraising activities multiple asset types. He has directly sourced and closed 43 investments representing $8.3 billion within the public and private sectors.

Simpson joins Grosvenor from MetLife Investment Management, where he led equity investment strategy for a portfolio totaling over $9 million in gross asset value and closed $6.5 billion in deals. Simpson worked on the Grosvenor’s investment team between 2001-2007, when he contributed to an AUM increase of 37% over five years, totaling $400 million. Prior to entering the commercial real estate industry, Simpson served as a Marine Corporal for the US Marine Corps during a four-year active-duty assignment.


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