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August 3, 2012

Buyside Snapshot: House to Liquidity Hunter

By Michael Scotti

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Sales traders instinctively know if they’re in the right seat, if they’re comfortable where they work. For Melissa “Missy” Heathcote, a migration from the sellside to the buyside might sound like a familiar story, but her move included a two-year stint in real estate in between. Those two years were long enough for the former Alex. Brown & Sons sales trader to discover that showing houses isn’t the same as shopping a large block—nor as rewarding. 

Melissa Heathcote