Ronald Kaplan
Partner, CRE Industry Practice Leader
CohnReznick LLP

Ronald A. Kaplan, CPA, is a partner with CohnReznick and is the Northeast Leader of the Firms Commercial Real Estate Industry Practice. Ron has more than 20 years of experience providing assurance, due diligence, business advisory, and tax services to clients involved in commercial, residential, retail, and hospitality real estate properties, primarily in New York, with experience throughout the United States and internationally. Ron regularly provides assistance and advisory services to clients as they negotiate agreements with lenders, equity partners, and fund managers. In addition, he advises clients on accounting and tax matters throughout the agreement process, from initial drafting through completion.

Rons clients are generally private with multistate operations, and include real estate opportunity funds, property management firms, partnerships, contractors, institutional lenders, REITs and joint ventures, as well as other corporate and family owners and investors. Ron has a particular focus on real estate opportunity funds, with clients ranging from start-ups to established funds. Rons clients benefit from his experience in critical areas such as fair value reporting, compliance monitoring, investor relations, and fund performance.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Ron was in charge of the real estate practice for the New York office of a large national public accounting firm. In this role, he oversaw the practices client services, account management, and team development. He was also active in the firms training activities, and has led presentations on the real estate business for professionals both within the firm and at national industry conferences.