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Eli Bakst, CPA, Tax Director

Eli Bakst, CPA, MST

Tax Director

Eli has over 20 years of experience the majority of which has been in Big 4 firms. He specializes in the taxation of real estate entities and his experience runs the gamut of family real estate to muti-billion dollar funds. Another area of focus is the taxation and planning for REIT entities. Structuring for foreign and tax exempt investors within a fund context gives him intimate knowledge of a broad range of investors. He also has broad knowledge of the hedge fund area having worked on some of the largest funds in the world. Whether you are a start up business or a more established business, Eli brings his affable and down to earth personality to tailor solutions to his client’s needs.

Areas of Focus

  • Real Estate Partnerships
  • REIT’s
  • Hedge Funds


  • Tax Compliance and Reporting
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Research
  • Small Business Planning


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Queens College (CUNY), Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics
  • Pace University, Masters of Science in Taxation

 Contact information

 O: (516) 822-5000 

 F: (516) 822-5018


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