Juliet Der Avanessian , CPA
Ms. Der Avanessian has held key management positions at a number of prominent accounting firms with national as well as international presence. She began her carrier with planning and managing audits, developing and implementing special audit procedures and internal controls. After earning her license as a Certified Public Accountant, she joined the international business management firm of Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman (a division of PricewaterhouseCoopers), where she expanded her experience in business management providing services to high net-worth individuals in the entertainment industry. Subsequently she held management positions at various prominent national CPA firms, including Rothstein Kass & Co. where she managed and provided tax-consulting services to privately held businesses and individuals in various industries, including investment advisors, real estate investors, manufacturers, and entertainers.
Ms. Der Avanessian earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from California State University, Northridge in 1991. In 1996 she obtained her license as a Certified Public Accountant. In 2001, she was awarded Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California. Subsequently in 2003 she attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received her Personal Financial Planner Certificate.
Avril N. Hue
With over 12 years of investment advisory experience, Avril has been involved in several aspects of commercial real estate including note transactions, development analysis, acquisitions, and investment sales. She has sourced, underwritten and negotiated debt transactions in excess of $2.0 billion for collateral related to office, retail, hotel, land and multifamily projects. Prior to Circle Square, Avril was a Director at Parmenter Realty Partners (Valued Added Office fund with $250 million in equity) where she was involved in the underwriting, sourcing, and valuation of Office Properties in the South East and South West US. Prior to Parmenter Realty Partners, Avril was a member of the office team at Cushman and Wakefield (“C&W”) where she was involve in a variety of complex real estate capital transactions for institutional-grade office properties.
Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Avril was Senior Associate/Consultant in the Investment Funds and Real Estate Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers in London. Avril was instrumental in the development of an efficient structure to distribute JP Morgan Partners Principal Protected Hedged Fund of Funds to a diverse investor base in Europe. While in Europe, she also worked with the US tax group to structure Starwood Capital Group proposed investment vehicles to acquire assets in Germany, France and Italy. Prior to working in London, she was the lead Senior Associate in the Investment Management Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers New York with responsibility for all of the JP Morgan Partners Venture Capital Fund of Funds, JP Morgan Mutual Funds, Chase Vista Mutual Funds, and Chase Capital Fund of Funds. Avril received a Bachelors Degree from New York University Stern School of Business and an MBA from the University of Miami.