CohnReznick Joins Standards Consortium OSCRE International as an Executive Level Member
New York, NY – November 17, 2017 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, recently joined OSCRE International as an executive level member. OSCRE (the Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate) is focused on the development and implementation of standards that address the needs of corporate and investment real estate, effective data governance practices, and emerging technologies that will transform the real estate business. Naseem Wenzel, Managing Director of NOI Strategies, a division of CohnReznick, will become part of the OSCRE Academy faculty as leader of the Change Leadership in Building Data Governance program.
“The implementation of standards to improve client operations and performance is the way forward, and OSCRE is doing important work to prepare the industry for emerging technologies, including blockchain,” said Tama Huang, Principal, Global Real Estate Advisory Services Leader. “Our alignment with OSCRE benefits our organization, as well as the organizations we do business with, immeasurably.”
CohnReznick offers unmatched resources and experience in helping clients drive organizational efficiency to maximize property, portfolio, and corporate performance.
“We are delighted to have CohnReznick join our efforts, bringing a wealth of industry experience to OSCRE’s initiatives,” said Lisa Stanley, Chief Executive Officer of OSCRE International. “Standards have never been more relevant to the industry and are critical to building effective data governance at every level of the organization.”
OSCRE’s Data Governance Certificate Program is the first of its kind to focus on the real estate industry. Wenzel will bring her experience providing clients world-class process improvement services and efficiency-enabling best practice guidance to her role driving OSCRE’s Change Leadership session.
“CohnReznick is committed to being at the forefront in evaluating the benefits of blockchain and other emerging technologies for our clients,” added Wenzel. “OSCRE’s leadership role in addressing the challenges of these new technologies is critical to success, and we’re pleased to be a part of that effort.”
CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the resources and technical expertise of a national firm with the hands-on, entrepreneurial approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. Headquartered in New York, NY, and with offices nationwide, CohnReznick serves a large number of diverse industries and offers specialized services for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, private equity and financial services firms, government contractors, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, has more than 2,700 employees including nearly 300 partners and is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors. For more information, visit www.cohnreznick.com.