Liisa Warden

Liisa Warden



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Liisa Warden, a tax partner with Baker Tilly, has been with the firm since 2006.

Liisa has more than 14 years of experience providing tax and business advisory services to the commercial real estate industry, including those with international inbound and outbound investments and REITs. She specializes in issues specific to real estate investment, operating and development businesses, as well as their owners.

  • Provides tax compliance and advisory services for REITs, including acquisition and annual due diligence, E&P and 1099-DIV reporting and quarterly REIT testing
  • Provides tax compliance and planning services for real estate developers, owners, operators and investment funds, including businesses with international real estate holdings
  • Provides business and tax advisory services for real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and recapitalizations
  • GlobeSt. Woman to Watch award recipient, 2021
  • NAREIT – Government relations committee
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Washington, D.C. (CREW DC) – 35 and Under committee, Chair 2017
  • Urban Land Institute
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Co-chair of Baker Tilly’s D.C. GROW committee focusing on the growth and retention of women, 2015 – 2018
  • CREW DC Awards recipient – Rising Star, 2017
  • AICPA/GWSCPA “Women To Watch” award recipient – CPA emerging leader, 2015
  • Bowen McCauley Dance – board member (2014 – 2018) and Treasurer (2015 – 2018)
  • Lucky Dog Animal Rescue Adoption – volunteer coordinator and foster parent (2010 – 2018)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Team in Training, Washington, D.C. (2011)
  • Panelist, “Top ‘5’ lists relating to real estate and careers advice” at CREW DC’s 35 and Under event (November 2018)
  • Moderator, “Building Relationships with CREW DC” at CREW DC’s 35 and Under event (November 2016)
  • Panelist, “Women in Public Accounting – A Panel Discussion” at The Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference (October 2015)
  • Panelist, “Tax Issues and Planning Opportunities for Real Estate Investors” at CREW DC’s monthly program (November 2011)


Washington, DC


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
University of Richmond (Richmond, Virginia)