Nari Matsuura is a partner and co-leader of the Music Economics and Valuation Services Practice. She has transformed the custom and practice of music valuation and supports most of the institutional funds transacting in this market. In 2022 alone, she led over 400 music asset valuations valued at over $9 billion.
Nari performs full-scale valuations of music publishing and recorded music assets on behalf of buyers, sellers, and lenders. Her valuation clients include major music funds, music publishers, record companies, banks, business managers, estates, as well as the creators themselves.
Nari has over 20 years of experience as an economist in the music industry, including valuation, litigation economics, process evaluation, performance income forecasting, cost analysis, strategy, evaluating new business opportunities, and developing license models.
Previously, Nari was a partner at Massarsky Consulting, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2022. Prior to joining Massarsky in 2001, Nari was a concert pianist and recording artist, widely recognized for her performances in major venues throughout North America and Asia.