Mark Kavanaugh
CPA, Partner

Mark J. Kavanaugh, CPA, is a partner in CohnReznick’s New York office and a member of the Firm’s Affordable Housing Industry Practice.  Mark has spent his 30-year public accounting career developing expertise in partnership, corporate, and individual taxation as it relates to the real estate industry.  He brings a comprehensive understanding of the significant impact, both beneficial and detrimental, that income taxation has upon real estate development and ownership.  Mark’s areas of focus have included planning, research and compliance with respect to partnership allocations, the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, historic rehabilitation tax credits, brownfield redevelopment tax credits, long-term contracts, IRC §1031 like-kind exchanges, cancellation of indebtedness, and taxation of high-net-worth individuals.  In addition, Mark has experience in successfully representing clients through IRS tax examinations, as well as those of various state and local taxing authorities.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Mark was a founding partner of a New York City-based accounting firm that provides deal structuring, audit, taxation, and financial analysis services to developers and owners of real estate.


B.S., Accounting, Pennsylvania State University

Master of Science, Real Estate Finance, New York University

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Areas of expertise



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Office | 212-297-0400

New York, NY

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