Cohen & Company is pleased to announce Rob Meiner, CPA, MST, has joined the firm’s growing Registered Funds Group as a Tax Partner residing in the New York City office.
With over 30 years of asset management tax experience, including serving as head of the registered funds tax practice at a Big 4 firm, Meiner is an industry leader in the Registered Investment Companies (RICs) and financial product taxation space. His background includes working with clients on tax structuring related to open- and closed-end mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), fund-of-funds and business development companies. Meiner’s depth of experience includes complex financial instruments, such as high-yield debt, contingent debt, inflation index bonds, emerging markets debt, derivative instruments, hedging strategies and foreign currency related transactions. He also has significant experience providing tax outsourcing services, and has been a leader in developing and implementing enhanced fund tax operating models.
“We are excited to welcome Rob to our team,” says Brett Eichenberger, Market Leader, Registered Funds at Cohen & Company. “As the industry continues to transform its tax operating model, we anticipate additional growth in our services to RICs. Rob’s deep expertise and industry leadership will be key in helping us support our clients and their evolving needs.”
Meiner earned his M.S. in Taxation from Fordham University and B.S. in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.