Julie Valpey

Julie Valpey

National Assurance Partner


BDO New York - Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

Julie is a Partner in BDO’s National Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Department. She has more than 25 years of experience with accounting, financial reporting, auditing and business management.
Julie works extensively with BDO’s public clients and engagement teams to prepare SEC filings and resolve related accounting, reporting and SEC compliance issues. She is also the technical accounting lead for BDO’s real estate industry group. Julie does technical writing, research and teaching for the firm and co-authors the AICPA’s Guide to SEC Reporting and Annual Public Company Update: SEC, PCAOB, and AICPA Developments.  She also leads BDO’s XBRL Services practice, performing agreed-upon procedures and delivering other XBRL consulting services.
Prior to joining BDO, Julie worked in the public sector as assistant to the controller for Teligent, Inc., helping the company with its initial public offering (IPO) filing and external financial reporting, as well as working on acquisitions and mergers. Additionally, Julie served as finance director at Gannett Co., Inc., where she led the financial reporting department in the areas of consolidation accounting, SEC reporting, and mergers and acquisitions. Julie began her career with KPMG in Rochester, New York.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), Member, Auditor Discussion Group
New York State Society of CPAs
Turnaround Management Association
XBRL US, Member, Steering Committee


B.S., Management Science/Accounting, S.U.N.Y. Geneseo