McGladrey Welcomes Jin Bahk as
Expands Tax Expertise to Real Estate, Hospitality, REIT, Private Equity and Financial Services Clients
VIENNA, VA – (December 19, 2011) – McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, which operates under the McGladrey brand as one of the nation's leading providers of assurance, tax and consulting services, recently named Jin Bahk as tax partner, based out of the firm's Vienna office.
Bahk has more than 17 years experience providing planning and advisory expertise on complex tax issues, transactions and other business matters. While Bahk has a wide variety of skills, he will focus primarily on delivering sophisticated, value-added tax consulting and compliance services to real estate and financial services companies, with special emphasis on real estate clients, including REITs, the private equity and hospitality industries, and financial services companies.
"Jin brings a highly sought knowledge base and skill set that will complement and bring additional capabilities to many aspects of our business, including our growing local and national REIT practice, as well as our real estate, private equity group, corporate tax and transaction advisory practices," said Jeff Johannesen, national tax leader, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP.
Prior to joining McGladrey, Bahk served as director of global tax for a real estate private equity firm, where he was responsible for worldwide taxes for the funds, investments, including portfolio companies and investor reporting packages, as well as a publicly-traded mortgage REIT. He holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and a B.B.A from Emory University.
"I like what McGladrey has to offer – to me as an employee and to clients," said Bahk. "The 'local touch' that McGladrey provides clients, supported by the access to national and international resources, sets McGladrey apart. I look forward to thriving in the collegial environment at McGladrey, and to helping clients meet their goals."
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