Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that John Tax has joined the Friedman family as a partner in our New York office. John has 20 years of public and four years of private accounting experience, providing specialized auditing and accounting support for clients in the real estate industry. His expansive background is in supporting both public and private real estate investment trusts, partnerships and other pass-through entities.
Prior to joining Friedman, John served as an assurance partner at BDO USA, LLP. He provided a full range of audit services with specializations including:
- Planning, supervising and reviewing audit, review and compilation engagements related to commercial, multifamily and retail real estate entities
- Preparing and reviewing financial statements under accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, the income tax basis of accounting and the fair value basis of accounting
- Performing acquisition and financing due diligence for real estate companies and lenders
John earned his B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York in Binghamton. His affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the International Council of Shopping Centers the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.