B.S., New York University
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
LL.M., New York University School of Law
Areas of Expertise
Stephen M. Breitstone co-heads Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP’s Taxation and Wealth Preservation Group; Stephen is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous published articles on taxation of real estate transactions and estate planning for real estate owners. He is a member of the advisory board for the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation and has taught Federal Taxation of Partners and Partnerships at Cardozo. Steve has also lectured at the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning conference, the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Real Estate Board Meeting, the National Multi Housing Conference (a national trade association for the multi family real estate industry) and in numerous other venues.
Stephen has a B.S. in Accounting from NYU’s College of Business and Public Administration, a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and an LL.M. in Taxation from NYU School of Law. Recent publications include, Estate Planning for Negative Capital, Trusts & Estates, May, 2012; Carried Interest Bill - A Death Trap for Real Estate Partnerships, Tax Notes, 6/22/09, Carried Interest Bill – Impact on Real Estate Partnerships, Tax Notes, 3/8/10, Mergers and Divisions of Real Estate Portfolios, a Changing Paradigm, NYU 69th Institute on Federal Taxation, (2011); Practical Drafting Considerations for Partnership Agreements and Operating Agreements in the Closely Held Context, NYU 66th Institute on Federal Taxation 2008, Estate Planning Strategy for Leveraged Real Estate, Practical Tax Strategies, March 2002.