Mark J. Kavanaugh
New York, NY
Mark Kavanaugh is a partner in CohnReznick’s New York office and a member of the Firm’s Affordable Housing Industry practice. He works closely with the Northeast Regional Director of this practice to further the Firm’s significant expansion in the affordable housing industry in New York. Mark has spent his 24 year public accounting career developing expertise in partnership, corporate, and individual taxation as it relates to the real estate industry.
Mark has a comprehensive understanding of the significant impact, both beneficial and detrimental, that income taxation has upon real estate development and ownership. His 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. Mark has also successfully represented 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
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants