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Meyer Mintz

CPA, J.D., LL.M. , Partner

CPA, J.D., LL.M. , Partner

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

A Tax Partner and Co-Leader of the Real Estate Practice Group at Berdon LLP, Meyer Mintz has been with the firm for nearly 25 years. He has particular expertise in the tax aspects of real estate, including partnership agreements, limited liability companies, and other business organizations. Analyzing potential transactions from both a tax and an overall business perspective, he provides clients with a more comprehensive picture on which to base their decisions. Meyer has also worked with attorneys in litigation matters. He has testified as an expert witness on behalf of a defendant at a FINRA arbitration hearing. Meyer’s testimony regarding a complex tax matter was successful in sustaining the defendant’s tax position.

Working closely with clients, Meyer advises on:

  • Planning and structuring joint venture arrangements, including property development
  • Equity reorganizations of real estate partnerships
  • Analyzing the tax consequences of sales and purchases of real estate
  • Maximizing the efficiency of day-to-day business operations
  • Structuring for estate plans

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Bar Association
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Vibrant Emotional Health

  • Board of Directors
  • Chair of the Audit Committee

Meyer has also worked with Legal Outreach, a nonprofit benefitting urban youth from underserved communities in New York City, to co-develop the “Let’s Make a Deal” program. This program seeks to impart a foundational knowledge of the real estate industry to high school students through monthly sessions and guest lecturers who introduce them to the inner workings of many real estate developers.

EDUCATION AND LICENSES

Meyer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Touro College, a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, and a Master of Laws in taxation at New York University School of Law.  He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York State.

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

His articles “Tax Consequences of Debt Relief – Handle With Care” and “Know Your REIT Partner” were published in Real Estate Weekly and he was interviewed on the benefits of LLCs and on changing property values in The Commercial Observer.  He was recognized by Crain’s New York Business as one of the Notable Leaders in Real Estate and has also appeared in The Real Deal and Bisnow New York. A thought leader in the real estate industry, Meyer has spoken at numerous professional conferences on industry issues and concerns.