Mark S. Halpern is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Solutions industry practice and the Private Client Advisory group. Mr. Halpern has more than 35 years of federal and state tax experience, advising owners of closely held businesses, family offices and high net worth individuals in minimizing their tax liabilities while developing strategies to achieve their business and personal objectives.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Halpern was Tax Director at J.H. Cohn in New York where he was responsible for a wide range of federal, state and international tax issues, including the review of individual, partnership, corporate, fiduciary, foundation and pension tax returns. Prior to that he was Director of Taxation at Lazar Levine & Felix where he was responsible for, among other things, reviewing tax returns and representing clients under federal and state audits. He was also Tax Director of Berdon, LLP and has held management positions at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and U.S. Trust Company of N.Y.
Mr. Halpern holds a B.S. in accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a J.D. from New York Law School. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Mr. Halpern is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Bar Association, and the Individual Tax Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.