Partner, Co-leader Global Hedge Fund Practice, Ernst & Young LLP
David is a partner in the Financial Services Organization of Ernst & Young LLP who serves as Private Client Services Tax Practice Leader and Co-leader of the Global Hedge Fund Practice. He has over 23 years of experience within the asset management industry and provides tax services to domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, registered funds, and their respective investment advisors.
David’s experience includes domestic and cross-border fund structuring, transaction review and compensation planning, where he has worked with alternative managers operating at various stages of their lifecycle. He advises on the taxation of financial products and portfolio trading strategies, as well as coordinating the delivery of tax compliance services.
David is a member of the EY Global Hedge Fund Steering Committee as well as the Metro NY Wealth & Asset Management Markets Board.
David is a frequent speaker within the industry, including at the EY Global Alternative Fund Symposium Series, and has authored numerous thought leadership articles and tax technical alerts. He is a member of the New York Committee of Hearts of Hedge Funds Care/Help for Children. David is also a certified public accountant in the state of New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.