Dave brings over 25 years of tax consulting and compliance experience to HCVT. Dave has served clients in the real estate industry for most of his career. He has strong knowledge of residential and commercial real estate development from raw land acquisition to infrastructure and building improvements. Dave has extensive experience addressing the tax complexities associated with pass-through entities including partnerships and limited liability companies. He assists and advises clients on income and debt allocations, as well as formation and liquidation issues. Dave also provides tax services to companies that operate as real estate investment trust and has assisted with the restructuring of entities and asset holding companies to qualify under the real estate investment trust (REIT) rules. He also assists companies with ongoing REIT compliance including income, asset, distribution and dividend requirements and also helps in the planning phase of acquisition and disposition of REIT assets. Dave has significant experience managing tax controversy issues at the federal and state level.

Dave spent his early years in the real estate tax group of EY Kenneth Leventhal. Dave founded Zeiger & Associates in 2005, a specialized CPA firm serving complex and sophisticated real estate industry clients. Dave also has experience in private industry where he served as the vice president of taxation for a national leader in mixed-use development. Dave has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, East Bay and a master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University. 

Professional Experience

Zeiger & Associates
Catellus Development Corporation
PWC
EY/Kenneth Leventhal

Professional and Community Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Practice Area & Specialization

Industries Served

Credentials and Certifications

CPA, California

Education

MS, Taxation, Golden State University
BS, Accounting, California State University, East Bay

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