Jason Burian is the Managing Partner for CohnReznick’s Chicago office and is a member of the firm’s Assurance Practice. He also leads the Commercial Real Estate Industry practice in the firm's Chicago office. Jason has almost 19 years of experience in public accounting, providing clients with audits, compilations, compliance, due diligence, agreed-upon procedures, and other accounting services. His clients include real estate operating companies, real estate syndicators, real estate investment funds, and real estate developers.
Jason specializes in the audits of commercial real estate entities, developments benefiting from the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), and employee benefit plans. He is responsible for many aspects of client engagements including planning, determining audit scope, identifying audit issues, selecting audit procedures to be applied, supervising staff, coordinating all fieldwork, establishing budgets, reviewing work papers , facilitating client communications, and preparing financial statements or reports.
In addition to Jason’s client responsibilities, he develops programs and techniques specifically tailored to auditing commercial real estate entities for the firm. He also takes an active role in developing staff, recruiting, scheduling initiatives, and leading the Chicago office’s efforts for the firm’s volunteer and charity outreach.
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MBA, Eastern Illinois University
BS, Accounting, Eastern Illinois University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society
Urban Land Institute