DEEPA KRISHNAMURTHY Partner & CFO
Deepa joined Linear Retail in September 2004 as Controller and was named CFO in 2010. As CFO, she is responsible for overseeing all financing, accounting and human resource activities. She most recently has been named Partner, as of December 2011.
Deepa has over 20 years of finance and accounting experience within the real estate and investment industry, recently as Portfolio Controller for MacFarlane Urban Realty Company (MURC) in San Francisco, California. There, she was responsible for the accounting, internal audit and financial reporting operations of their real estate portfolio in excess of $500 million. She also assisted with financing and acquisitions. Prior to joining MURC, she was the Assistant Vice President and Controller at Thornburg Mortgage Inc, a $17 billion mortgage REIT in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Deepa graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting from the University of Madras, India and a masters degree in Finance with high distinction from Bentley College in Massachusetts. She has also completed the Certified Public Accountants Examination from New York State.
Deepa seeks to develop the multi-faceted, well-rounded persona like her colleagues at Linear Retail and to that end; she plans to pursue her athletic, artistic and altruistic interests through her Avatar on Second Life. Until such time, she is content with finding release from life’s everyday pressures with wry humor.