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Kristine M. Ryber

Partner, CPA
248 368 8735

Kristine Ryber, partner with Baker Tilly, joined the firm in 2005 as the result of a merger with a large Southeast Michigan CPA firm. Specializing in the construction and real estate industries, she brings over 20 years of experience as a leader and mentor. Kris’ vast knowledge of construction and real estate tax regulation allows her to deliver solutions that fit her clients’ needs — and position them for the future. She specializes in real estate tax regulation including tax-deferred exchanges, passive activity regulations and real estate professional regulations. Additionally, she takes special interest in working with family-owned businesses.


  • Experienced in auditing, tax, and related philanthropic issues for some of Michigan’s most established entrepreneurs, real estate developers and construction companies
  • Responsible for strategic planning related to real estate services
  • Experience with a wide variety of clients, from individuals planning for retirement to entrepreneurs operating small or large businesses
  • Specializes in family-owned businesses, including second and third generations
  • Experience in structuring, modeling and analyzing transactions, acquisitions, dispositions and reorganization of real estate and related construction businesses
  • Provides tax research and advice to clients in the real estate practice including acquisition, holding and selling real estate
  • Manages client relationships in all sectors of the real estate market including residential, office buildings, industrial buildings and land development
  • Offers income and real estate tax planning services to clients serving multifamily, single family and commercial sectors of the real estate market
  • Specializes in tax regulations that impact real estate clients including historic credit, low-income housing credit and cost capitalization


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) Women’s Initiative Task Force
  • Michigan State University Alumni Association


Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
Bachelor of Arts in accounting