We are pleased to announce that Steve Brodsky, partner, and Shawna Ruiz, principal, have joined Friedman LLP.
Steve has joined Friedman’s real estate practice as a partner. Based out of the firm’s New York headquarters, he brings more than twenty years of experience to further strengthen the firm’s real estate practice group. Steve specializes in Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) tax compliance and planning, tax consulting and federal and state tax compliance for partnerships, limited liability companies, REITs and individuals.
Prior to joining Friedman, Steve held leadership roles within regionally and nationally prominent accounting firms and practiced law for nearly a decade. He also worked within one of New York’s leading commercial property management and development firms.
Shawna joins Friedman’s audit department as a principal and is based in our Uniondale office. She has a diversified practice with extensive experience managing audits for distribution and manufacturing clients and leads audits of employee benefits plans.
Steve earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Syracuse, his Masters of Taxation from Emory University School of Law and his Juris Doctor from New York Law School.
Shawna earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Binghamton University.