Craig Stern

Managing Director
Craig has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate and investment industries, with a focus on transaction services. He has worked on over 100 mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, inbound investments and spinoffs, with deals ranging from $1 million to $6 billion. Prior to joining Mazars, Craig was Executive Vice President at Vornado Realty Trust, one of the country’s largest REITs, where he was responsible for tax structuring and compliance. He performed similar services at several Big 4 accounting firms. Craig received a BA in Economics from the City University of New York – Queens College and holds a JD from New York Law School.
Industry ExpertiseREITs Real Estate Developers Hospitality Real Estate ManagementTrade Shows Cold Storage Signage
Service SpecialtiesTax Planning & Analysis REIT Formation, Tax Structuring & Compliance UPREIT Formation Joint Venture Tax Planning Inbound Investments by Sovereign Wealth Funds Spinoffs Tracking StockSection 467 Leases Like Kind Exchanges Carried Interests Taxable REIT Subsidiaries Mergers & Acquisitions
Licenses & CertificationsCertified Public Accountant – New York State (CPA)
MembershipsNational Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) NAREIT Government Relations SubcommitteeNew York State Society of CPAs

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