About MacFarlane

As chief financial officer, Sue Kreusch is responsible for MacFarlane Partners’ corporate and investment-portfolio financial matters, including capital markets/finance, accounting, cash management and the implementation of all financial strategies. A member of both the investment and senior management committees, she also oversees the corporate financial planning function and all financial reporting to institutional capital partners.


Career Overview

A CFA charterholder and a certified public accountant (in Virginia), Sue has more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience, over 20 of which have been spent as a corporate executive of — or as a consultant to — real estate investment companies.

Past Experience

Prior to joining MacFarlane Partners, Sue was president and chief financial officer for Education Finance Partners, serving as second-in-command of a finance company that provided private education loans to students pursuing college or professional degrees. She played a critical role in the successful launch and build of the San Francisco-based firm into the nation’s fourth-largest provider of private education loans, with a $1.2 billion portfolio and annual originations in excess of $700 million.

Earlier, Sue was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Access Group, an education-finance company based in Wilmington, Del., that marketed, originated and held education loans made to graduate students. She was integral to the management of the firm, which had annual origination volume in excess of $2 billion and assets of $5 billion during her tenure.

Sue also has held vice president and managerial positions with First Union Corporation and Prudential Home Mortgage Corporation. She began her career with KPMG Peat Marwick in Washington, D.C., where she ultimately served as a manager with broad responsibility for the D.C. office’s largest client, a major secondary mortgage market institution.

Honors

  • Honoree, Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business, San Francisco Business Times, 2012 and 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute
  • CFA Society of San Francisco
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Georgetown University
  • Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania