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Adam S. Handler



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Adam is a Partner in FGMK’s Tax Practice who helps clients achieve their business and personal financial goals in a tax-efficient manner.

His expertise includes business advice and income tax planning for closely held businesses, business and income tax strategies for clients in the real estate industry (including developers, operators and investors), business planning for acquisition and dispositions, tax-free exchange, enterprise entity structuring and succession, cost segregation and depreciation as well as income tax and estate planning for high-net-worth individuals.

His industry experience includes construction, financial services, high-net-worth families, professional services, and real estate.

Prior to joining FGMK in 2017, Adam worked for the Internal Revenue Service, RSM, and one of the largest hedge funds in Chicago, Balyasny Asset Management.

Education and Certifications

  • M.B.A., Strategy Execution & Valuation, DePaul University
  • M.S., Taxation, DePaul University, with Distinction
  • B.S., Accountancy, DePaul University, Cum Laude
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional and Civic

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

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