Julie Ocko joined HarbourVest’s primary partnership team in 2001, focusing on primary partnership investments in the US. Julie served on the advisory boards of funds managed by Berkshire Partners, Falcon Investment Advisors, Francisco Partners, Harvest Partners, Sentinel Partners, Third Rock Ventures, and Thoma Bravo. In January 2021, Julie became a senior advisor.
Prior to joining the Firm, she spent ten years with AEW Capital Management, a real estate investment adviser. As a principal in the Capital Markets Group, she managed financing and disposition transactions for AEW’s investment portfolio. Julie also worked for Narragansett Capital, a buyout firm.
She received a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina in 1982 and an MBA from the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia in 1987.