Rafael is a Shareholder based out of New York. With nearly 20 years of public accounting experience, he serves commercial and residential real estate clients as well as real estate management companies – advising on all facets of accounting and tax matters.
Rafael also provides audit and accounting services to real estate investment trusts (REITs) as well as private real estate companies and other closely held businesses. He specializes in the formation of public REITs – providing services including the preparation of GAAP-based financial statements and other documentation in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements. Rafael has assisted his clients in preparing for audits, prepared accounting memorandums on complex matters and assisted with the training and development of internal accounting departments. In addition, he performs GAAP-basis audits of private real estate investment companies – some of which have SEC reporting requirements.
Rafael brings additional experience in tax compliance for high-net-worth individuals and closely held businesses, including partnerships and limited liability companies.