Meet Our Team
PARTNER, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
With over 10 years of travel and tourism experience across local, provincial and international levels, Alec has had the great fortune of working for organizations such as The Ritz Carlton Toronto - setting new standards of luxury daily. After refining his skills with a Diploma in Hotel Management from George Brown Collage, Alec went on to start Park Place Properties Equity, where he instills his vision on the only true five-star luxury property management company. "My vision for Park Place Properties is to be chic and friendly. We don't want guests to visit our properties once, but to come back often, get to know the place, and call it home". Alec's attention to detail, coupled by his experience in hospitality not only allows him to anticipate his guests' desired needs and wishes, but also to recognize the necessary measures required in maximizing client income.
Alec also owns and operates a full-service event planning and promotional company in Toronto. Strategically, his staff and his partners have collaborated together to bring the Toronto entertainment scene to life. When it comes to guest vacation planning, personal assistance and desires, he is a one stop shop concierge, every step of the way.
"My commitment to quality and unsurpassed customer service builds solid and long-lasting relationships. Our team is dedicated to the clients' needs and concerns, wanting them to feel confident and ensuring that every detail has been cared for, so that they can sit back and enjoy their stay. The Park Place Properties team provides clients with experienced professionals who have perfected the skills necessary to bring Toronto together through fashion, music and setting the pace for those looking to enjoy only the greatest that Toronto has to offer. Our goal is to eliminate the stress of planning trips and hosting guests by delivering the best service possible to maximize results."
PARTNER, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
Nakul brings over 13 years of combined Hospitality and Property management experience to Park Place Properties and is a Partner along with our Head of Operations. Nakul's background provides deep knowledge and experience in Client support, Housekeeping, Maintenance and Process management. Spending most of his hospitality career in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, Nakul gained invaluable experience working in 5-star hotels and fine dining restaurants for close to a decade in Canada, The United Kingdom and Switzerland. Working for luxury companies such as the Dorchester Collection, Grand Luxury hotel group and the Oliver Bonacini Group.
In addition to his foundation in Hospitality and Culinary Management from Cesar Ritz Colleges in Switzerland, he has brought a keen eye for detail and unique approach to the company’s operational structure.
Nakul is passionate about delivering exemplary client care and attention to service in everything he does. He embodies Park Place Properties' commitment to building long term relationships and value, constantly suggesting new ways we can make our clients' and Guests' lives easier along with our company being more productive.
GUEST SUPPORT MANAGER, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
Billie Hartling brings over twenty years of administration and people management experience to the team. With an eclectic background in industries ranging from finance to energy, technology to the music industry she is a master at turning passions into transferable skills. Having spent a decade working for RBC she was privileged enough to hone her training skills at a fortune 500 company, playing a key role in projects varying in size from local initiatives such as on site subject matter expert, to nation wide rollouts like Visa Debit technology.
After leaving the corporate world she spent five years with a start up music publication, where she helped to grow it to a nationally recognized, multiple award nominated brand in music journalism. This allowed her to expand her experience in the management of remote staff, heading up a team of over fifty writes and photographers across Canada. Billie moved into hospitality in 2016 when she took on the role of Office Manager for a Toronto based residential and Airbnb cleaning company where she was able to lend her organizational and training abilities to reshape the company culture and increase employee retention.
Billie is passionate about clients and customers and finding the best practices to support them using latest technology available. She believes that this along with creative problem solving and dynamic training implementation can create a team that can meet any targets set before them and has brought this approach with her in joining the Park Place Properties team. Billie is the quintessential lifelong student and has achieved degrees in both Network Administration and Office Administration as well as a BA Hons. in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology.
CTO, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
Matt has extensive experience in designing and developing cross platform applications that drive internal automation, customer satisfaction, and sales. He has worked with teams to architect scalable, secure, performant API's across the big three cloud providers (AWS, IBM, Azure) supporting tens of thousands of concurrent users. His technological skills are supported by his experience in discovering and fostering key strategic partnerships with the purpose of leveraging technology to cultivate sales and increase customer acquisition and retention.
Matt is passionate about being on the precipe of technological innovation and using practical solutions to resolve complex problems.
DESIGN CONSULTANT, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
Katherine is the owner of Katherine Rossi Interiors, specializing in interior decorating. Her passion for classic, timeless interiors provides standout spaces unique to each and every client. Katherine has worked on various projects, from designing spas, offices and condos to full home design and decor. With creative thinking and a keen eye for design, she is able to bring her client's visions to life. Katherine takes great pride in her quality of design and attention to detail, supplying clients with beautiful spaces exceeding all of their expectations.
FADI MATTHEW KAZANDJI
LEGAL ADVISOR, PARK PLACE PROPERTIES
Matthew has a reputation of resolving contract disputes with minimum amount of fuss and a variety of remedies. His experience permits him to not only resolve contract disputes but also devise and write contracts from the outset.
Matthew's property and real estate experience is broad and encompasses a detailed knowledge of investment transmutations as well as landlord and tenant issues, both commercial and residential. His deep and practical knowledge of Real Estate Law makes him an extremely effective member of Park Place Properties. He uses his expertise in the Law to provide clear and robust litigation advice where necessary. Tenacious and determined are two common adjectives commonly used to describe Fadi, whose level of commitment and willingness to go the extra mile has given him a very loyal devoted client following.
Matthew has worked in the legal field for the past 4 years gaining experience under the wing of a senior lawyer in multiple areas of law including Criminal, Family, Litigation.
- Licensed member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada
- Member of the Ontario Bar Association
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association