With over 15 years of experience, Brian serves real estate industry clients by delivering tax compliance, consulting, and advisory services. His clients include building contractors, multi-family developers and operators, commercial real estate companies, private equity funds, land developers, and residential home builders.
Brian serves as leader of CLA’s Opportunity Zone working group, supporting CLA’s tax and wealth advisory practices by identifying tax strategies for opportunity zone investors and implementing tools for businesses to successfully comply with the opportunity zone regulations.
Brian's passion lies in advising clients as their businesses evolve throughout the Real Estate Life Cycle, by collaborating on alternative capitalization structures for new real estate developments and investments; and helping clients identify tax efficient exit techniques.
Bachelor of Business in Accounting from the Univ. of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisc.
Master in Business Taxation, Carlson School of Management, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
Resources and events
Article 8/25/2022Consider Opportunity Zones as Part of a Well-Crafted Tax Plan
Webinar 5/24/2022Opportunity Zones Update: Key Dates and Benefits
Webinar 7/22/2021Tax Issues for Foreign Investors in Qualified Opportunity Zones
Webinar 5/19/2021Opportunity Zones in the 1031 Exchange
Article 2/26/2021IRS Extends COVID-19 Relief for Opportunity Zone Investors and Funds
Article 12/16/2020New Data May Impact the Opportunity Zone Program