Compliance, Finance & Operations

Michael McCarthy

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Prior to joining Essex in 1993, Mike was an Assistant Vice President in the Master Trust - Accounting Operations Department of State Street Bank and Trust Company. Prior to State Street, Mike received his B.S./B.A. in Accounting from Nichols College.

Suzanne Bathalon

Vice President & Operations Manager
Suzanne joined Essex as a Northeastern University co-op student in 2000. Upon completing three full co-op semesters at Essex and earning a B.S. in Math and Finance at Northeastern, she was hired as a full time employee in 2005.

Cynthia A. Hurley

Corporate Accounting Manager, Senior Account Administrator& Marketing Associate
Cindy joined Essex in 1997. Previously, she spent two years as a Mutual Fund Custody Accountant with Investor's Bank & Trust Company. Cindy earned an M.B.A. from Framingham State College and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance & Economics from Salem State College. Cindy also is a Notary Public within and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Carly Semerjian

Compliance Manager
Carly joined Essex in January 2014. Prior to joining Essex she was in the Education field working in financial aid. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Newbury College in Brookline, MA. Carly also is a Notary Public within and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Essex has a fiduciary duty to its clients, and accordingly has adopted a Code of Ethics (the "Code") that applies to all employees. By setting forth the regulatory and ethical standards to which Essex's employees must adhere, the Code supports our efforts to promote a  high level of professional ethical conduct in furtherance of our fiduciary duty to our clients.