Barry M. Brant, CPA
Director of Tax, Consulting and International Services
Barry Brant has developed a global reputation for providing advice and guidance to high-net-worth families and their companies. He leads the firm’s private client group and provides guidance on complex tax matters and issues related to multi-national holdings, cross–border treaties and wealth preservation and protection.
Brant brings a unique perspective to mergers and acquisitions and assists owners from the start-up phase to succession planning and exit strategies.
His extensive technical expertise includes international expansion, foreign trusts and real estate opportunities as well as business structuring options that provide the maximum benefits for owners and stakeholders. A majority of his clients are subject to multiple taxing regimes or are thinking about wealth protection across generations. His experience and creative thinking are valuable assets.
Brant serves as the chief investment strategist of Orion/BayBridge Real Estate Group, the firm’s real estate affiliate.
Areas of Focus:
Large household offices of US and foreign families
International and domestic private client services
Business consulting and strategy
Fiduciary activities, including serving as trustee, executor and protector
Real estate development, purchases and capital acquisition
Wealth transfer and asset protection
International company expansion and cross-border issues
US investments for non-residents
Pre-immigration tax planning
Mergers and acquisitions
Succession planning and exit strategies for businesses
Estate and financial planning
Tax controversies and disputes
Tax treaty optimization
Key Industries Served:
Entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses
Residential and mixed-use real estate developers
Commercial, retail and industrial property owners
High-net worth individuals and families
US District Court – Qualified Expert
US Bankruptcy Court – Qualified Expert
South Florida Circuit Courts – Qualified Expert
State of Florida – Life and Health Insurance License
University of Miami - Bachelor of Business Administration magna cum laude
English and Spanish