Krishnan Chettiar
CPA, Partner

With 28 years of accounting and tax experience in the areas of real estate, private equity, technology, government contracting, and the service industry, Krishnan Chettiar is responsible for tax engagements of large real estate clients while serving as the Managing Director of CohnReznick’s India Business Group and the Managing Partner of the Chennai office.

Since joining CohnReznick in May 2006, Krishnan has established the Chennai Center which provides all types of tax returns preparation, audit services, and numerous internal accounting and other services for the Firm and its clients. The India Business Group is also planning to provide services to other CPA firms and large businesses throughout the United States and globally.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Krishnan was a principal in the tax services group of a Big 4 accounting firm in McLean, Va. where he served as the leader for the Tax Operations Practice and as the Real Estate Practice Leader for Tax Operations Group for the Mid-Atlantic area. Krishnan is active in the Indian community in the Washington, D.C. area and in the business community in India. He has worked with many companies from India with operations in the U.S. and with numerous U.S. companies that have operations in India.


Master of Science, Taxation, Undergraduate degree, Madurai-Kamaraj University, India 

South Eastern University, Washington, D.C.

Krishnan Chettiar

Office | 301-280-1900

Bethesda, MD

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