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Lubin Olson hosts the Real Estate Roundtable Luncheon with speakers Steve Ghirardo of Ghirardo Real Estate Group and Alaine Bry Raven of First American Exchange on June 13, 2019.

We are pleased to welcome Steve Ghirardo, practicing CPA and Founder/President of Ghirardo Real Estate Group and Alaine Bry Raven, Vice President/Business Development Manager for First American Exchange, to our Real Estate Roundtable. With the inclusion of the Opportunity Zones in the passage of tax reform last year, there are still a lot of questions in execution and benefit analysis, and determining whether to do an Opportunity Zone investment, a 1031, or both, with capital proceeds.  Alaine and Steve will host an in depth discussion on the subject.
Steve Ghirardo is a practicing CPA and Real Estate Broker. Steve consults on real estate transactions and helps investors locate and acquire 1031 replacement properties that best meet their criteria.  Ghirardo CPA is the largest CPA practice in Marin County and a proud recipient of the North Bay Business Journals Best Places to Work award, every year since the award's inception.  In addition to Ghirardo CPA, Steve is the founder and President of Ghirardo Real Estate Group, specializing in real estate consulting, brokerage, investment services and 1031 tax deferred exchange consulting.
Alaine Bry Raven has significant experience counseling investors to build and maintain wealth strategically in real estate through the 1031 exchange process, including deferred, reverse, build-to-suit, and personal property transactions; working on deals of up to $100 million+. Alaine’s exchange expertise has spanned 25+ years and thousands of closed transactions.  Her focus is helping clients strategically build and maintain wealth through real estate.  She has been involved with CREW SF for many years and served on the Board of Directors for 2013 and 2014.

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