December 13, 2017

New York, NY (December 13, 2017) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has announced the addition of Ilene Morrison, CPA, MST as a Director in the firm’s Real Estate group. Morrison will draw from her two decades of experience in public and private accounting to provide tax planning, compliance and advisory services to the firm’s commercial and residential real estate clients.

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Morrison served the real estate industry in leadership positions at large and mid-size accounting firms, a private equity real estate investment firm, and a global business advisory firm.

“Ilene’s depth of experience in real estate has given her an intimate knowledge of the industry’s many challenges and opportunities,” said William H. Jennings, Partner-in-Charge of the Marks Paneth Real Estate Group. “We are excited to expand the resources available to our real estate clients by adding another industry veteran to our team.”

Morrison’s areas of specialization include real estate partnership agreements, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and funds, foreign and domestic investor reporting, and rental real estate tax issues. She is based in Marks Paneth’s Manhattan headquarters.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is a premier accounting firm with origins dating back to 1907. With a team of nearly 700 professionals, the firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax and consulting services, with specialties in international tax, forensic accounting, litigation support, family office and financial advisory services.

Marks Paneth professionals deliver expert knowledge in a wide range of industries, including real estate, hospitality and restaurants; nonprofit, government and healthcare; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; theater, media and entertainment; high-net-worth; and financial and professional services. The firm offers expanded resources through its subsidiary technology consulting firm, Tailored Technologies, LLC, and its membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a global association of professional service firms serving clients’ cross-border accounting, tax and consulting needs.

Headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Florida, Marks Paneth is ranked by Accounting Today as the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and among the top 10 in the Mid-Atlantic Region. For more information, visit