Carey Heyman


Carey is a CPA and trusted advisor with over 17 years of experience providing accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting services to real estate industry owners, operators, family offices, developers and syndicators.  He has a proven track record of helping clients build and retain capital by leveraging tax- and cost-saving strategies and employing tax credits and incentives.

Carey also consults with high net worth individuals, large family groups, and owners of closely-held businesses on all aspects of tax planning, estate planning, and retirement planning.

Carey became the Managing Principal of the Real Estate Industry in January 2021.  He is a regular contributor to the Real Estate Industry Insights blog (


Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Marketing, University of Arizona

CPA in the State of California

In the community


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • Urban Land Institute
    • Secretary / Treasurer (2019 - 2022)
    • Director of Associates (2018 - 2019)
    • Director of Los Angeles Seminar (2015 - 2018)


  • AICPA & CIMA Construction & Real Estate Conference: COVID-19 Audit Implications (Dec. 2021)
  • Urban Land Institute's Opportunity Zone Panel (June 2019)
  • AHMA-PSW's 42nd Annual Conference & Expo, Tax Reform (May 2019)
  • AHMA-PSW's 41st Annual Seminar & Trade Show, Budgeting and Forecasting (May 2018)
  • AHMA-PSW's 37th Annual Seminar & Trade Show, Fraud in the Workplace (May 2014)

Other Involvement:

  • IMN’s Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund: What Does the Future Look Like for Post-Pandemic Properties, Moderator (Jan. 2022)
  • Bisnow's Multifamily Annual Conference West: Attracting and Retaining Multifamily Residents, Moderator (Nov. 2021)
  • Bisnow's Los Angeles State of the Market: Future of Development in Los Angeles, Moderator (Oct. 2021)
  • Bisnow's Multifamily Annual Conference: Development Dynamics: SoCal Leaders Shaping the Region's Multifamily Market, Moderator (July 2019)
  • Bisnow's Los Angeles State of the Market: State of Los Angeles Supply, Moderator (May 2019)
  • Bisnow's Greater Los Angeles Multifamily: Finance, Investment & Affordable Acquisitions, Moderator (February 2019)