Shahab is a member of the Executive Committee of Mazars USA and leads Mazars global Real Estate Practice. He has more than 25 years of experience providing audit, financial reporting, and advisory services, and specializes in delivering such services to the real estate industry. His clients include SEC registered real estate investment advisors, real estate private equity funds, institutional investors, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), residential builders, commercial and residential building owners and managers, as well as shopping center and hotel developers and operators.
Shahab frequently applies agreed-upon procedures to validate the financial track record of real estate operators and developers and consults on evaluating provisions of partnership operating agreements to provide assurance on applicability of profit allocations and cash flow distributions.
He has extensive experience with real estate investment companies and in fair value measurement of real estate across all property types. Shahab consults regularly on financial reporting matters to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Shahab is a graduate of St. John’s University with a BS in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is on the Real Estate Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a frequent speaker at real estate industry events and has authored numerous articles on industry related matters.