Cherry Bekaert Admits Giallonardo as Tax Principal

Mark Giallonardo

Mark Giallonardo

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert LLP (FY14 net revenue of $130.8 million) admitted Mark Giallonardo as a tax principal in the firm’s Coral Gables, Fla., office.

In this capacity within the firm’s South Florida practice, Giallonardo will provide expertise in the areas of entity structuring; accounting method changes; and planning for partnerships, S corporations and their owners. Knowledgeable on tax strategies for pass-thru entities, various accounting methods, IRS controversies and net investment income tax for real estate owners, he will focus on clients within the manufacturing, distribution, real estate and construction industries.

As a complement to being a tax principal, Giallonardo will also serve as Cherry Bekaert’s Florida regional tax leader, helping manage and guide the tax service line for the firm’s offices throughout the state. He will also work closely with the firm’s Florida professionals in developing tax minimization and problem resolution strategies for clients.

“Mark’s ability to provide first-rate tax strategies and guidance has made him a trusted advisor within the Florida business community,” says David Appel, MP of Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida practice. “Furthermore, his expertise with internal tax training initiatives will be paramount to the ongoing growth of the firm’s South Florida practice, especially among the professionals in our Florida tax service line.”