Michele McNamara provides financial and accounting support to the firm, bringing with her over fifteen years of real estate accounting experience in both public and private accounting. Prior to joining Advalurem, Ms. McNamara was the chief financial officer of Benchmark Real Estate Group where her role involved oversight of finance, corporate accounting, portfolio accounting, tax and treasury functions. Prior to Benchmark, she was an account manager at MayerMeinberg LLP, an east coast based accounting firm. Michele received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Hofstra University. She is a member of the New York State Society of Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.