News & Insights: darya shneyder

Tax Strategies Make Life Sciences a Strong Real Estate Investment

By Darya Shneyder  |  October 22, 2021

Robust infrastructure, academic institutions and hospitals are attracting life sciences companies to New York City and the Tri-State area, and key tax incentives – facilitated by cost segregation studies – provide support for the growing industry.

COVID-19’s Impact on Your Financial Statements

By Darya Shneyder  |  February 10, 2021

Due to the fast-changing business environment, unprecedented market volatility and other circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are uncertain of the full extent of COVID-19’s impact on their business’ future, including their financial statements. Following are some key factors that should be considered when preparing your most recent year-end financial statements.

Financial Relief for Co-operatives Is Finally Here

By Darya Shneyder  |  January 21, 2021

Co-ops that are struggling financially due to current economic conditions can now apply for PPP loans.

Auditing Has Gone Remote, But Careful Planning Still Helps

By Darya Shneyder  |  June 17, 2020

Learn how companies can prepare for their next remote audit and reap the benefits of improved efficiency.

20/20 Vision: A Closer Look at Commercial Real Estate Trends

By Darya Shneyder  |  February 19, 2020

By: Darya Shneyder, CPA | Erin Kiernan, CPA

Partner Darya Shneyder and Senior Manager Erin Kiernan examine trends in commercial real estate, including the expanded presence of tech giants in NYC and the impact that local and global politics, policy and law will have on owners, developers and the rest of the industry.


By Darya Shneyder  |  May 28, 2019

While creating an electronic environment is costly, the benefits of readily accessible information in a real estate transaction are limitless. The more information that is available to real estate investors, the more educated decisions can be made and the more quickly deals can be completed. Partner Darya Shneyder discusses one of the ways technology has accomplished this goal – blockchain technology.

NYC Makes it Easier to Challenge Property Assessments

By Darya Shneyder  |  January 29, 2019

Many real estate owners who just received their property value assessments from the NYC Department of Finance may find it easier to challenge those assessments this year.

Real Estate Tax Certiorari: Challenging the Assessments

By Darya Shneyder  |  November 16, 2018

The New York City Department of Finance determines the property value assessment for all New York City properties. The notice of property value is provided to the real estate owners in the middle of January every year. 

Real Estate Financial Statements: One Size Does Not Fit All

By Neil A. Sonenberg |  Darya Shneyder  |  July 27, 2018

When a company is in need of an annual financial statement, a Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) financial statement is typically the first thing that comes to mind. 

Changes in Conflict of Interest Laws for Co-ops and Condos

By Darya Shneyder  |  November 1, 2017

Board members of cooperatives and condominiums in New York now have a new fiduciary duty to the shareholders of their respective corporations. In September 2017, the governor signed an amendment to the New York Business Corporation Law (BCL) establishing procedures for handling conflict of interest contracts. The addition of Section 727 identifies the changes in procedures related to contracts entered into with board members for cooperatives and condominiums formed under BCL.