Joseph L. Wisniewski is a Partner with Deloitte Tax LLP. He has over 30 years of experience consulting clients on various tax matters. He specializes in tax issues relating to partnerships, real estate investment trusts and unrelated business income tax for the real estate industry. He has served a wide range of real estate clients including private equity firms, pension advisors, institutional investors, REITs, and developers. Specifically, Joe assists clients with structuring fund formations for both domestic and international investment in real estate as well as real estate investment trusts (REITs) structuring, debt restructurings, merger and acquisition transactions, due diligence projects and ongoing operational tax matters. Joe also has significant experience helping companies design fund structures which accommodate the tax sensitivities of various domestic and international investor types.
In addition to his client responsibilities, Joe also leads Deloitte’s real estate practice in the Central Region. In this role he is responsible for facilitating strategic growth and innovation as well as overseeing the provision of client service to our real estate clients.
Joe attended Northern Illinois University where he received a B.S. in Accounting. He also holds a J.D. with distinction from The John Marshall Law School. He is a member of many professional and civic organizations including the ABA, AICPA, Northern Illinois University Business School Board of Advisors, Roosevelt University Real Estate School Board of Advisors, NAREIT, ULI and many others.