Christian Bekmessian is a Tax Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services Group with 34 years of tax and business advisory experience. Chris is a frequent speaker on various hedge fund panels with an emphasis on starting and growing funds. Chris is a leader in the Financial Services Group and head of EisnerAmper Fund Services LLC, which provides administration services to funds. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive and Finance Committees.
Chris provides tax planning and compliance services to hedge funds, funds of funds, mutual funds, broker/dealers, investment advisors and other financial services companies. His areas of expertise include securities and commodities transactions, mutual fund tax compliance, private placements, structuring mergers and acquisitions, and planning for high net worth individuals.
Chris received his B.B.A. from Baruch College. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) where he serves on the Financial Products Taxation Committee and Wall Street Tax Association. In addition, he serves on the Committee of Hearts for Hedge Funds Care.