Partner – Real Estate Practice Leader
Shahab is a member of the Mazars USA Executive Committee and leads both the Mazars USA Real Estate Practice and that of the Mazars Group, internationally. He has more than 25 years of experience providing audit, financial reporting, and advisory services, and specializes in delivering such services to the real estate industry. His clients include SEC registered real estate investment advisors, real estate private equity funds, institutional investors, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), residential builders, commercial and residential building owners and managers, as well as shopping center and hotel developers and operators.
Shahab frequently applies agreed-upon procedures to validate the financial track record of real estate operators and developers and consults on evaluating provisions of partnership operating agreements to provide assurance on applicability of profit allocations and cash flow distributions.
He has extensive experience with real estate investment companies and in fair value measurement of real estate across all property types. Shahab consults regularly on financial reporting matters to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He is a frequent speaker at real estate industry events and has authored numerous articles on industry related matters.
Shahab has experience in the area of litigation support services and he has consulted with clients across several industries regarding business valuations, loss profit calculations, fraud investigation, and other forensic accounting matters. His expertise includes due diligence review related to mergers and acquisitions of real estate businesses, as well as, consulting with clients on operational and internal control matters.
Shahab has a B.S. from St. John’s University.