Tcherkassova joined Prima Capital Advisors as the firm’s Chief Financial
Officer in 2012. At Prima, Julia is principally responsible for all
client reporting, including the preparation of the firm’s quarterly financial
statements, consultant questionnaires, and performance reporting. Julia
loan/asset surveillance function and because of her extensive experience in the
mortgage and real estate markets, Julia is a key resource in the firm’s investment
to joining Prima, Julia spent two years at Barclays as a
lead strategist in the firm’s CMBS business. Institutional Investor ranked Julia
as one of the sector’s top three analysts and in her role at Barclays Julia was
a prolific publisher, including her daily “Instant Insights” and monthly
“Credit Handbook.” Julia also served as a co-editor of the quarterly
produced by CREFC, the CMBS industry’s leading trade association.
to joining Barclays, Julia worked at Merrill Lynch (Bank of America) for eight
years as a member of the firm’s real estate research team. In addition to
her more traditional research functions, Julia developed stochastic
multi-variable models to handle complex client inquiries regarding CMBS bonds.
holds degrees from the Moscow Finance Academy (mathematics) and the Moscow
State Conservatoire (piano and musical theory), and earned her MBA from the
Harvard Business School.