Steven Eliach, JD, LLM, TEPPrincipal-in-Charge, Tax Services
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Steven Eliach, JD, LLM, is the Principal-in-Charge of Tax Services at Marks Paneth LLP. He specializes in taxation for the real estate industry, estate planning and income taxation of closely held companies including start-up technology companies.
In addition to his client service responsibilities, as Principal-in-Charge of Tax Services, Mr. Eliach is responsible for overseeing the firm’s tax engagements, which include international tax, individual tax, trust and estates, corporate and partnership tax and state and local tax (SALT). He also serves on the firm’s Executive and Management Committees.
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Mr. Eliach has spent nearly his entire career at Marks Paneth and its predecessor firms. Over the years, he has held many positions within the firm, becoming a Principal in 1996. During this time, he has become adept at devising complex real estate planning strategies using joint ventures, options, and like kind exchanges. In order to produce optimal results for his clients, Mr. Eliach has also developed sophisticated estate planning capabilities where he uses techniques such as Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts and Family Partnerships. Additionally, he is frequently called upon to structure complex business transactions involving mergers, sales, exchanges, partnership formation and liquidation as well as planning for start-up companies and S Corporations.
New York University, New York City
Bachelor of Science
Quinnipiac Law School (formerly University of Bridgeport Law School)
Master of Laws
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Associate Member)
Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners
Taxation for Closely Held Companies
Taxation for Partnerships and Limited Liability Corporations
Planning for S Corporations
Tax Planning for Real Estate
Emerging Growth Companies and Entrepreneurs