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Alan Solarz

Board Member

Mr. Solarz is an Executive Director in the New York Real Estate practice of Ernst & Young, LLP. He regularly advises real estate funds, public and private companies, real estate investment trusts, joint ventures, limited liability companies and limited partnerships in a variety of real estate related transactions. Previously, Mr. Solarz was a partner in the New York City office of the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP and a member of the firm’s Tax Advice and Controversy client service group. He advises Helping Hands on financial matters and a variety of legal issues including charitable contribution planning, estate and gift tax planning, and tax-exempt entity qualification and taxation. Mr. Solarz received a B.S. degree in accounting magna cum laude from the University of Albany; his law degree cum laude from the University of Buffalo, and his Masters degree in Tax Law from New York University. He is also a certified public accountant in New York State.