Jeffrey Mestel

Jeffrey Mestel

CPA, CFP(R), Partner

1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
p 212.842.7667
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Jeffrey Mestel, a partner at Friedman LLP, works closely with a broad range of clients in the real estate, construction, hotel, restaurant, apparel/textile, retail, service, manufacturing and wholesale/distribution industries. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in the public and private sectors.



Expertise

Jeff is involved in all aspects of client accounting, tax, and operations functions.

His expertise includes:

  • Planning, supervising and reviewing complex audit engagements for the purpose of issuing financial statements and preparing tax returns
  • Preparing SEC filings for publicly held companies in compliance with SEC regulations
  • Performing financial and internal audits to evaluate operations, controls and profitability
  • Setting up controls and systems to monitor and improve ongoing operations, cash flow and profitability
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual/monthly company budgets, which includes evaluating financial forecasts
  • Reviewing feasibility studies for strategic business planning
  • Advising clients on the management, leasing, purchase, sale and financing of commercial real estate
  • Performing cash flow analysis for owners, investors and lenders
  • Performing due diligence for real estate, hospitality, and business acquisitions
  • Performing collateral examinations for lenders
  • Performing special projects
  • Participating in discovery and providing litigation support for clients involved in lawsuits
  • Providing tax and estate planning strategies to maximize savings
  • Advising clients on the development and implementation of integrated computer accounting/information systems
Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Financial Planners