Abe Schlisselfeld | Senior Managing Director

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Abe Schlisselfeld

Senior Managing Director

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    Abe is the Senior Managing Director at CBIZ Marks Paneth and a shareholder in MHM*. Within CBIZ Marks Paneth, he oversees operations, manages business development efforts, consults on key clients and is chairman of the CBIZ Marks Paneth Executive Committee.

    Prior to becoming a Senior Managing Director in 2021, Abe led the CBIZ Marks Paneth Real Estate Group. In that role, he advised commercial and residential real estate owners, real estate management firms, and real estate investment trusts (REITs) on all facets of accounting and taxation. Abe has explored the tax benefits and implications of the Qualified Opportunity Zones program since its introduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, allowing him to become a sought-after speaker on the topic, and also regularly contributes his expertise to discussions of other pressing industry issues, such as the rent regulation laws introduced in the state of New York in 2019. In 2020, Abe was selected as one of the “Top 25 Opportunity Zone Influencers” in the Tax Specialist category by Opportunity Zone Magazine.

    In addition to his deep understanding of real estate investing and economic development, Abe has extensive knowledge of multistate taxation, tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and business-entity structuring. He is based in the New York City office.

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