As seen in New York Real Estate Journal
Name: David McKelvey
Title: Tax Partner- Long Island Tax Group Leader
Company: Friedman LLP
Location: 50 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 510, Uniondale, NY 11553
Birthplace: Keene, NH
Education: Western Connecticut State University
First Job Outside of Real Estate: Always in public accounting servicing real estate companies
First Job in Real Estate or Allied Field: Accountant
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m tax partner in charge of the Long Island tax group at Friedman LLP. We service various types of real estate-related clients with deal structuring and tax minimization, primarily in the northeast but also across the country. Upon retirement, I am planning on teaching.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I enjoy a glass of wine or scotch and play golf.
Favorite book or author: “The Match” by Mark Frost
Favorite Movie: “Caddyshack”
Last Song you purchased/downloaded? “American Country Love Song” by Jake Owen
One word to describe your work environment: Congenial
Rules to live by in business: Treat clients like loyal guests and employees like people.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Thomas Jefferson/Monticello
What is your dream job? Professional golfer