Brent Lessey, CPA, MST, is a tax director in Anchin’s Food and Beverage Group. He has over 10 years of experience providing business and tax planning services to privately held companies and investors. His clientele include many emerging brands, manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the consumer products space.
Brent is a member of the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice and is part of Anchin’s Economic Opportunity Zones Group.
He advises clients at every stage of their business lifecycle - from the beginning phases such as raising equity, through the high growth period and during the final exit stages of their business. He has experience performing tax due diligence services on both the buy side and sell side of a transaction, as well as in tax compliance services.
Brent is also one of the firm’s experts in complex partnership transactions, partnership allocations, §199A (Pass-through deduction), Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Small Business Stock.
In addition to client responsibilities, Brent also contributes to the career development of Anchin’s professional staff through the firm’s mentorship program and leads in-house professional development CPE seminars. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
- Qualified Opportunity Zones
- Tax Planning and Compliance
- Transaction Advisory - Due Diligence
- Food and Beverage
- Manufacturing and Distribution