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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 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

Foreign trusts

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:

Multinational families

Entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses

Residential and mixed-use real estate developers

Commercial, retail and industrial property owners

High-net worth individuals and families

Multi-national companies

Import-export industries


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

US District Court – Qualified Expert

US Bankruptcy Court – Qualified Expert

South Florida Circuit Courts – Qualified Expert


University of Miami - Bachelor of Business Administration magna cum laude


English and Spanish

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