Michael D. Schindler
Michael Schindler is an attorney, with more than 20 years of expertise in taxation and the real estate industry. Michael specializes in tax structuring, finance, accounting and law. His expertise is in assisting companies to make business decisions by succinctly identifying tax and accounting issues and crafting alternative solutions that are practical from both operational and legal perspectives.
Prior to being retained as an executive consultant to EisnerAmper, Michael founded MDS Executive Tax Advisors, LLC, whose mission is to provide public and private companies with unparalleled executive tax advisory services by guiding each client in executing its business plan, with a focus on tax strategy and planning. His specialty is identifying tax savings and tax inefficiencies, allowing his clients to reduce operating costs.
Before founding MDS Executive Tax Advisors, Michael served as Vice President of Tax Planning and Strategy for Kimco Realty Corporation. In that role, he guided Kimco in the implementation of its aggressive growth strategy, by directing the execution of all its acquisitions, including the purchase of several other REITs, as well as Kimco’s extensive investments in Canada and Latin America. He was also responsible for all tax compliance, tax provision and Fin 48 documentation. Prior to joining Kimco, Michael was a Partner at The Schonbraun McCann Group, LLC, where he practiced extensively in the real estate area, with an emphasis on public REITs.
Michael is a former co-chair of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) Government Relations Committee, and currently retains an emeritus status.