Managing Principal - Los Angeles
With 27 years of experience in the real estate accounting industry, Scott Farb is the Managing Principal of the Los Angeles office of Reznick Group, a national accounting firm with offices and clientele throughout the United States and worldwide.
Scott has extensive experience with public and private real estate companies along with specific expertise in working with private equity funds, pension funds investing in real estate, commercial and residential property owners and operators, hotels and resorts, real estate developers, homebuilders and land developers.
Scott served for twenty years at Kenneth Leventhal & Company as a senior partner, continuing in that capacity after the firm’s merger with Ernst & Young in 1995. Prior to joining Reznick Group, he served as the Principal in Charge of Gumbiner Savett Inc.’s National Real Estate Group, and previously at Rothstein Kass where he headed their National Real Estate Practice.
Through Scott’s continuing commitment to education, he has conducted numerous lectures and written dozens of articles on technical accounting and real estate matters. Because of his specialized expertise, he has written for and is quoted frequently in the Los Angeles Business Journal, Commercial Property News, Southern California Real Estate, Real Estate Forum, Pension and Investments, National Real Estate Investor, Commercial Investments in Real Estate, California Real Estate Journal, and The Journal of Accountancy, among others.
Scott is active in numerous industry organizations including the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties where he serves as a member of its Southern California Chapter’s Board of Directors. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Scott received his undergraduate degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Hofstra University, New York and is a George F. Baker Scholar.