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Thomas J. Sheahan

Partner, CPA
608 240 2587

Thomas Sheahan, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 1997 and has been in public accounting since 1993. He specializes in the construction and real estate industries. Tom is the Assurance Quality Co-Leader for the Wisconsin construction and real estate team.

Experience

  • Lead audit partner on large groups of tax credit engagements including new market tax credits, historic tax credits, and affordable housing tax credit engagements
  • Audit partner for real estate projection and forecasted financial statements and models
  • Consulting and modeling assistance for entity equity structuring including detailed partnership provision negotiations
  • Lead audit partner for financial statement audits and reviews for contractors
  • Manages client relationships within the construction and real estate industries
  • Leads tax planning and tax engagements for a wide variety of clients
  • Assists with strategic planning and management services for contractors, developers, and real estate investors
  • Regional quality leader for attestation engagements for the construction and real estate team
  • Provides technical research and guidance for the construction and real estate group accounting engagements
  • Provides consulting engagements and operational reviews for contractors
  • Lead audit partner for construction contract risk services and cost certifications
  • Firm leader for attest engagements for affordable housing audits
  • Gained extensive real estate development and property management experience as CFO of a real estate developer and home builder

Involvement

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA)
  • Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Construction Audit and Cost Control Institute
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

Education

University of Wisconsin‒Madison
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting