Barry M. Brant, CPA
Director of Tax, Consulting and International Services

Barry Brant has developed a global reputation for providing advice and guidance to high-net-worth families and their companies. He leads the firm’s private client group and provides guidance on complex tax matters and issues related to multi-national holdings, cross–border treaties and wealth preservation and protection.

Brant brings a unique perspective to mergers and acquisitions and assists owners from the start-up phase to succession planning and exit strategies.

His extensive technical expertise includes international expansion, foreign trusts and real estate opportunities as well as business structuring options that provide the maximum benefits for owners and stakeholders. A majority of his clients are subject to multiple taxing regimes or are thinking about wealth protection across generations. His experience and creative thinking are valuable assets.

Brant serves as the chief investment strategist of Orion Real Estate Group, the firm’s real estate affiliate.

Areas of Focus

  • Large household offices of US and foreign families
  • International and domestic private client services
  • Business consulting and strategy
  • Fiduciary activities, including serving as trustee, executor and protector
  • Real estate development, purchases and capital acquisition
  • Foreign trusts
  • Wealth transfer and asset protection
  • International company expansion and cross-border issues
  • US investments for non-residents
  • Pre-immigration tax planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Succession planning and exit strategies for businesses
  • Estate and financial planning
  • Tax controversies and disputes
  • Tax treaty optimization

Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • US District Court – Qualified Expert
  • US Bankruptcy Court – Qualified Expert
  • South Florida Circuit Courts – Qualified Expert

Key Industries Served

  • Multinational families
  • Entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses
  • Residential and mixed-use real estate developers
  • Commercial, retail and industrial property owners
  • High-net worth individuals and families
  • Multi-national companies
  • Import-export industries

Education

  • University of Miami – Bachelor of Business Administration magna cum laude

Language

  • English
  • Spanish
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