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Gabriel Torre

Partner, CPA · +1 (949) 222 2999
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Gabriel, a seasoned tax partner, is the West region tax partner-in-charge for Baker Tilly.

Gabriel joined Baker Tilly in 1999. He currently serves as the tax partner-in-charge for the western region, and is a member of the Tax Leadership Team and Board of Partners. Throughout his career, Gabriel has delivered tax consulting and compliance services for clients across industries.

  • ­Primarily serves multi-family, residential, retail and commercial real estate developers and owners
  • Other industries served include entertainment, hospitality, service providers, and federal equity receiverships
  • Works with real estate clients throughout the life cycle of a project, including advising on structuring entities and acquisitions, maximizing profitability during operations and minimizing tax on disposition
  • Helps restructuring clients achieve permanent tax savings through long-term capital gain treatment
  • Advises clients as to optimal structure in multiple foreign pension fund (both Governmental and Corporate) investments in the U.S.
  • Provides creative transaction structuring including techniques for tax deferral and minimization, recapitalizations, and identification of optimal tax accounting methods and periods as they relate to revenue and expense recognition
  • Expertise in tax compliance for syndicated partnerships, closely held businesses, and high-net-worth individuals\
  • Experience with federal equity receiverships includes advising on receivership entities, accounting for recoveries and distributions, and Qualified Settlement Fund Federal and State compliance
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) 
  • Instructor for professional education courses covering partnership tax issues 
  • Speaker at real estate trade organization events, receivership conferences, and the University of California 

Location

California

Education

Master of Science in taxation 
Golden Gate University (San Francisco, California) 

 

Bachelor of Science in accounting 
University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona)