Former Global Head of Tax at Bear Stearns joins CohnReznick
Glenn Herman has joined CohnReznick. Based in the Firm’s Roseland, NJ office, Glenn will serve as a tax partner and member of the Firm’s Financial Services Industry Practice and Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution Industry Practice.
With over 30 years of tax and accounting experience, Glenn has significant domestic and international experience, having advised companies, individuals, and business groups on tax and commercial matters within the United States and abroad.
Glenn’s expertise encompasses federal, state and local, and foreign taxation with significant emphasis on strategic planning, problem solving, structuring, and risk management. On occasion, he has provided commentary and assistance to the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department on existing and proposed legislation. His work experience includes public and private companies, which he has served in such areas as domestic/overseas compliance and audits, mergers and acquisitions, transactional planning, and information reporting. He has also worked extensively on transfer pricing issues, expatriate taxation and program management, cost segregation, compensation planning, and financial statement issues under FIN 48 and ASC 740.
“Glenn’s experience and expertise in these areas will only serve to strengthen our tax services, as well as broaden the scope of knowledge for our industry practices,” said Ken Kanter, CPA, Managing Partner of CohnReznick’s Tax Department.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, Glenn was Partner-in-Charge of Global Tax Services at O’Connor Davies, where he worked since 2010. Before that he was a senior managing director and the global head of tax for The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. He created that firm’s worldwide tax function and was responsible for the company’s global tax affairs, as well as its international assignment program, serving U.S. expatriates and overseas nationals worldwide.
Glenn is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, former president and treasurer of the Wall Street Tax Association, as well as a former federal tax committee member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Glenn received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Lehigh University, as well as a Master of Science in Taxation from Seton Hall University.