Valerie Curran is a Vice President in the Real Estate group focused on the tax, accounting, finance and corporate/legal administration across the international portfolio. Prior to her current role, Valerie was focused on finance-related activities for Lehman Brothers’ Real Estate Private Equity Group, including the US tax return process, ERISA, JV financial accounting review. Before joining Lehman Brothers in 2005, she was an assistance manager in BDO Ireland, working in their corporate finance department focusing on merger & acquisitions, sales and due diligence projects. Valerie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Dublin City University where she graduated with Honors.