Andersen Tax appoints MD at Chicago office

Andersen Tax has added Bob McDonald to its Chicago office as a managing director in its alternative investment funds practice. Previously, McDonald worked at KPMG where he was a partner in the federal income tax group. He was also a managing director at True Partners.


CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bob McDonald recently joined Andersen Tax as a Managing Director in the Alternative Investment Funds Practice in the Chicago office. Bob has extensive experience in the real estate industry and in the private equity industry including tax due diligence, acquisition and disposition structuring, fund structuring, structuring complex partnership and joint venture arrangements, planning for debt workouts and restructurings, partnership allocation issues and planning, as well as general federal tax consulting for various operating companies.

Prior to joining Andersen Tax, Bob was with KPMG for 21 years, where he served as a Partner in the Federal Income Tax Group and as the Midwest Area Tax Services Leader for the real estate, construction, and the hospitality industries. After KPMG, Bob served as a Managing Director at True Partners.

“Bob fills a critical gap in our Commercial Practice with his expertise in real estate transactions and acquisition due diligence,” said CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “We are looking forward to him joining our team; his strong commitment to excellence will make him a great asset to the firm.”

“Bob’s real estate and private equity fund expertise along with his commitment to providing outstanding client service reflects our commitment to build depth in the Alternative Investment Fund and Commercial practices of our firm,” said Joe Karczewski, Central Region Office Managing Director.

Bob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has taught several real estate and partnership taxation courses over the years. He recently served for 10 years on the Board of Directors for Christopher House (a non-profit organization) as a member of the finance committee.

Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Illinois State University and a Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University.