Michael B. Weicher

Michael B. Weicher

J.D., Managing Principal

1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
p 212.842.7000
f  212.842.7001

Michael B. Weicher is a tax managing principal at Friedman LLP in the real estate group. He has more than 25 years of tax and business advisory expertise with a specialized focus in real estate and hospitality. Michael also brings significant experience in the sports and entertainment industry, advising professional sports teams and regional broadcast networks on operations and ownership.



Expertise

Michael has developed strong client relationships spanning owner-operators, developers, hotels, REITs, opportunity funds, and foreign investors. He provides a full range of tax compliance and consulting services through a hands-on and tailor-made approach, empowering clients to reach their short- and long-term financial goals.

His expertise includes:

  • Providing diverse and targeted business ownership advice on implementing tax efficient structures including partnerships, limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other entities
  • Analyzing potential purchases/acquisitions to help clients make wise financial decisions based on projected after tax returns of various structuring alternatives
  • Assisting on acquisition due diligence and purchase price allocations
  • Reviewing and analyzing partnership agreements to ensure compliance with the tax code as well as consistency with the economics of the deal
  • Guiding sales and financing transactions to maximize clients’ tax positions
  • Consulting on like-kind exchanges to reap tax advantages and ensure compliance including planning for situations where joint venture partners do not want to participate in the like-kind exchange
  • Preparing cash flow and tax projections to obtain a clear picture of clients’ financial health and identify potential tax savings opportunities
  • Advising foreign investors on tax structuring including repatriation of earnings and dispositions in a tax efficient manner as well as estate tax issues and minimizing U.S. tax reporting
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association