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David M. Starkston



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David is a Director in FGMK’s Tax Practice with over 25 years of experience including tax planning and advising high-net-worth individuals, foundations, family investment partnerships, and closely held operating businesses. He also has experience in business structuring and representing clients in IRS and state matters.

David’s industry experience includes manufacturing and distribution, professional services, retail, and real estate.

Prior to joining FGMK in 2016, David was a tax director at RSM in the high-net-worth practice.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Taxation, DePaul University
  • B.S., Accounting, Illinois State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional and Civic

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • Profamily Social Service Connections Inc., Former Treasurer