Commercial Real Estate CPA San Francisco


Established over 75 years ago, Shea Labagh Dobberstein specializes in commercial real estate. As one of the most well-respected CPA firms in San Francisco, we provide daily accounting, tax minimization, and efficient audits for investors in more than 75,000 apartments, 200 commercial/industrial buildings, 600 real estate partnerships/LLCs, and 9 million square feet. Our deep expertise in commercial real estate accounting includes:

  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Depreciation
  • Cost Segregation
  • Basis
  • Intergenerational Wealth Transfer
  • Converting Ordinary Income Into Capital Gains
  • Audits and Internal Controls
  • Reconciling Bank Accounts
  • Recording Rental Streams

SLD’s success is driven by the technical expertise of professionals such as Ed Hanley. Ed has more than thirty years of experience in public accounting providing tax services, business advice, and strategy consulting to assist privately-held companies and their owners with income and estate tax matters. This includes significant work in the real estate sector, as well as extensive experience in the sophisticated planning for partnerships. He earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and a bachelor’s degree in History and Economics from Harvard College.

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Ed and the other qualified principals and staff at SLD know the challenges that real estate investors face. Our commercial real estate accounting team works with investors to point out areas of risk, help them understand financial implications, and highlight opportunities.

America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms

The SLD approach has earned accolades, including Forbes Magazine naming us to its 2020 “America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms” list and INSIDE Public Accounting calling us a “Best of the Best Firm” for 2020. When you need a proactive, responsive CPA to help you with commercial real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area, contact Shea Labagh Dobberstein today.

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