Brian Duren


With more than 14 years in public accounting, Brian serves clients exclusively in the Real Estate industry 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.

As part of CLA's National Opportunity Zone Working Group, Brian assists in supporting the firm's tax practice by identifying strategies for companies and investors to employ tax-saving solutions for real estate development projects and business ventures within Opportunity Zones.

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 businesses, real estate developments, and investments; and helping clients identify tax efficient business and real estate 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.