Matthew Doty

CPA, Principal CPA, Principal

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Matthew Doty is a principal in Berdon LLP’s audit department with more than 10 years of professional experience in public accounting. He advises for-profit and not-for-profit clients across a diverse spectrum within the real estate industry. These clients include affordable housing and HUD multifamily residential real estate as well as commercial, mixed-use, and residential real estate under development. Mr. Doty’s areas of expertise include:

  • Advising affordable housing property owners, investors, and developers and consultants on:
    • Structuring, financing, and sale transactions
    •  Accounting treatments and regulatory issues
  • Assisting with the unique considerations surrounding federal low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC)
  • Consulting on financial operations and regulatory compliance to affordable housing deals prior to construction (structuring of accounting systems), during development and construction, and when in operation
  • Analyzing internal controls for operations and regulatory requirements and offering recommendations to mitigate risk
  • Advising on regulatory compliance
  • Developing financial statements under GAAP and income tax basis, as well as to conform to various regulatory requirements
  • Consulting on the appropriate accounting treatment of transactions unique to the affordable housing industry
  • Executing all phases of engagements, including planning, coordinating, supervising, and reviewing audit and attest work assignments
  • Reviewing tax returns

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

Affordable Housing Association of CPAs
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants


EDUCATION AND LICENSES

Matthew Doty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Transylvania University and is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York State and Kentucky.