Mario DeLuca Joins CBH as Tax Partner
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H), one of the largest regional public accounting firms headquartered in the Southeast, has announced the addition of Mario DeLuca as a Tax Partner in the Firm’s Northern Virginia/Greater Washington practice.
A Certified Public Accountant and an attorney with more than 16 years of experience, DeLuca will provide tax consulting and compliance services to the Firm’s publicly traded and privately owned clients. He has extensive experience with the taxation of and issues surrounding corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs) and real estate investment trusts (REITs). DeLuca has also provided tax and advisory services to clients across a diverse range of industries. He has assisted clients with initial public offerings, mergers, acquisitions, corporate joint ventures, restructurings and related issues over the course of his career.
Prior to joining CB&H, DeLuca spent 13 years with Big Four accounting firms, where he delivered corporate, partnership, LLC and REIT tax advisory and compliance services to national and international clients. DeLuca also previously worked in the Washington National Tax office of a Big Four accounting firm, where he provided tax consulting services on a variety of tax matters. He has a thorough understanding of and is actively involved in serving clients in the real estate and high technology industries.
DeLuca holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing from Northeastern University. He is licensed as a CPA in Maryland, Massachusetts and Virginia, and is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Massachusetts.
DeLuca is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) tax section, the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). He has co-authored several articles on real estate and corporate tax matters for national publications, and is an adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at American University’s Kogod School of Business.