Principal Promotion Spotlight: Michael Barbera
In December, we announced the promotion of five of our managers to the principal level. Today we’re highlighting Michael Barbera, a principal on our tax team.
When discussing his promotion, Michael said, “I’m looking forward to this next step in my career at Edelstein. I’ve had the opportunity to grow and develop here for the past 8 years and I’m excited for what’s next.”
For over thirteen years, Michael has advised multi-million dollar, privately-held business entities and their owners on complex federal, state and local tax issues. He helps large, multi-state and international flow-through entities, large C-Corporations, high net-worth individuals and other clients with planning and compliance. In addition to his specialized flow-through taxation skill set, Michael has deep, broad experience dealing with state and local tax issues.
Michael’s experience includes:
- Private-equity buy-ins and buy-outs
- §743(b) and §734(b) transactions
- Federal and state tax compliance and
- State and local sales and use tax
Clients from software, high-tech, real estate, the legal services sector, private equity/hedge funds and Investment partnerships have sought Michael’s counsel and assistance over the years. He also handles certain aspects of international compliance.
“I am extremely excited to have Michael Barbera as a principal in the firm,” said tax partner Scott Kaplowitch. “He has been a great asset in assisting many of our higher profile clients and dealing with very complex tax matters.”