Carey Heyman


Carey is a CPA and trusted advisor with close to 20 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)