Michael Hurwitz Selected to Moderate Panel Discussion at Premiere Annual Conference, REITWise 2017

March 14, 2017

Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael W. Hurwitz, CPA, MST, Partner with the firm’s Real Estate Group and REIT Group Leader, will moderate the “REIT Rivalry: Federal Tax Game Show” panel discussion at NAREIT’s REITWise 2017 conference in La Quinta, CA on Thursday, March 23.

Mr. Hurwitz brings more than 30 years’ experience acquired through working for both public and private companies in the real estate sector. His industry knowledge spans real estate tax, public and private real estate investment trusts (REITs), opportunity funds, portfolio restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions, partnership taxation and core tax compliance matters. Mr. Hurwitz has been involved in a variety of negotiations – including structuring and implementing strategic transactions, tax due diligence assignments, mergers and acquisitions and other special tax and non-tax projects.

Mr. Hurwitz is based in the firm’s New York City headquarters.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP, a premier accounting firm dating back to 1907, is ranked the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation, as reported by Accounting Today. With a team of nearly 700 people, including more than 90 partners, throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region, Marks Paneth provides public and private businesses with a full range of audit, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services, as well as litigation and financial advisory services, to domestic and international clients. The firm serves clients in a wide range of industries including real estate; hospitality; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; retail; media and entertainment; nonprofit, government and healthcare; financial and professional services industries; and high-net-worth individuals and their families.

Marks Paneth’s membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a leading international association for independent business advisers, financial consulting and accounting firms, facilitates service delivery to clients throughout the United States and around the world.

Marks Paneth is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit markspaneth.com.

About Marks Paneth’s Real Estate Group

Marks Paneth has served the real estate industry for more than 100 years. We have built a solid track record assisting many of the industry’s premier commercial and residential real estate owners, developers, builders, REITs (real estate investment trusts) and property managers. We are trusted advisers to leading New York City real estate management companies, as well as prominent real estate families.

We offer a full range of financial, tax and accounting solutions – including guidance on acquisitions and joint ventures, tax planning, financial statement and tax return preparation, tax consulting, partnership cash flow modeling and transactional services. These services are customized to satisfy the requirements of virtually every real estate stakeholder, from the individual real estate owner to the largest global institutional investor.