Kenneth Weissenberg is a Tax Partner and Chair Emeritus of Eisner Advisory Group's Real Estate Services Group. His extensive experience encompasses all aspects of the real estate industry, ranging from developing tax saving strategies for owning and operating property to structuring and negotiating complex sales, acquisitions, and financing transactions.
Providing expert insight from both the legal and business perspectives, Ken consults with a variety of public and private REITs on tax planning and compliance issues ,including REIT formations, property contributions, and mergers and acquisitions. He serves a diverse client base that includes privately held and publicly traded real estate companies as well as prominent hotel and hospitality entities and world-renowned restaurants. Ken has also served as an expert witness and arbitrator in a number of complex litigations involving real estate issues. He represents the owners of some of the most well-known properties in New York City.
For more than 20 years, Ken has also been a leader in developing tax and advisory services for same-sex couples and families. He serves as the National Leader of the LGBT and Alternative Family Services Group. He assists with tax issues facing high net worth individuals, trust and estate planning and the impact of tax laws effecting both LGBT couples and the businesses where they work.
Additionally, Ken is a frequent writer and speaker on topics for various professional groups and news organizations.