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Online CPE 170(h) Keystone CLE

170(h) Keystone Land Partners

Live Webcast Date: Monday, October 30, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
CLE Real Estate LawCLE Trusts and EstatesCPE TaxationRecording

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CPE 170(h) Keystone Webinar. This seminar will equip you to assist your clients who either have tracts of land or high income. We will sharpen your skills to assist your clients, including: 

  • Definition of Conservation Easements
  • The History of Conservation Easements
  • Types of Donee
  • Conservation Purposes Required
  • Valuation of Conservation Easements
  • Discussion of Recent Tax Court Cases
  • Monetized Conservation Easements – How to help your high income clients reduce their taxes

Who Should Attend

  • Real Estate Lawyers
  • Estate Planning Experts
  • Estate Planning Attorneys
  • CPAs
  • Retirement Managers
  • Investment Managers


Online CPE 170(h) Keystone
Brian A. Sidman
Keystone National Properties
Online CPE 170(h) Keystone
Mike Packman
Founder, Principal/Managing Partner
Keystone National Properties
Online CPE 170(h) Keystone
Don Deans, CPA
In-house Specialty Tax Advisor
Keystone National Properties
Online CPE 170(h) Keystone
Devlin Dwyer, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Kowan & Cordon

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Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Brian A. Sidman, Founder
Keystone National Properties

Mike Packman, Founder, Principal/Managing Partner
Keystone National Properties

Don Deans, CPA, In-house Specialty Tax Advisor
Keystone National Properties

Devlin Dwyer, Esq., Senior Counsel
Kowan & Cordon
  • Conservation Easements
  • Qualified Real Property Interest
  • History of Conservation Easements
  • Valuation
  • Monetization
  • How Does Investing in Conservation Easements Work?

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Brian A. SidmanFounderKeystone National Properties

Brian A. Sidman (“Sidman”) is a founder of Keystone National Properties (“KNPRE”), a real estate advisory firm headquartered in Miami, Florida specializing in tax deferral or tax incentivized Real Estate transactions and acquiring income producing assets nationally.  Sidman has prior experience as Executive Vice President for a Sponsor of a Parking Lot and Self- storage REIT with $265mm of properties across the US.  Previously, Sidman served as Senior Vice President for a Sponsor of a REIT focused on acquiring grocery anchored Shopping Centers across the US.  In this role Sidman participated in the capital raise and acquisition of $250mm of properties in the REIT and over $100mm of Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) product acquiring Multi-family/Retail/Office assets.  Sidman is a board member of BundleFi Inc. a financial technology start-up, and a board member of a charitable foundation that pledged $20MM to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Mike PackmanFounder, Principal/Managing PartnerKeystone National Properties

Michael Packman is a founder of Keystone National Properties.  Packman began his career more than 20 years ago at a wealth management firm, where he quickly became the youngest Vice President in the firm’s history. Additionally, he oversaw the Long Island region for the brokerage arm of a major international financial firm. In 2003, he formed his own diversified financial company.  After the downturn, real estate became a major focus of the firm and has led it to becoming one of the most respected independent financial advisory firms in the 1031 space. Packman frequently speaks at a number of nationally recognized real estate conferences throughout the country. Packman is the 1031 expert contributor for the New York Real Estate Journal and has been featured in the Real Deal. His entrepreneurial endeavors now also include co-founding Bundlefi, a financial technology start-up where he serves as COO. Packman is a well-respected leader in his industry, serving on several advisory boards.

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Don Deans, CPAIn-house Specialty Tax AdvisorKeystone National Properties

Don has supported individual and corporate clients as a CPA for more than 40 years and as a registered representative for 18 years. Don has his BSIR and MBA from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He began his career at Haskin & Sells in 1974 and was a partner at Deloitte Haskins & Sells from 1985-1990. In 1996, Don joined the financial services sector and he holds FINRA licenses 6, 7, 63, 65 and 24.

Don is a nationally recognized speaker, published author, and thought leader in the accounting and finance communities. Don developed the Deans Consulting process, whereby we:

  • Vigilantly scour the tax code, the latest strategies, and potential products
  • Rigorously conduct due diligence of products for implementing tax strategies
  • Where voids exist, work with sponsors to develop products to add to the mix
  • Target spheres of influence via associations, speaking and continuous drip marketing
  • Accelerate the sales process through speaking, teaching, and teaming up selling
  • Coach client organizations on marketing process, talent development, product clarity, and client need fulfillment.

The Deans Consulting process works for bringing viable, yet underutilized tax strategies to high income people and those who serve them.

Don’s articles are published by the Georgia Society of CPAs at www.gscpa.org. His guidance has been sought out by the Journal of Accountancy, Hartford Business Journal, and statewide CPA magazines in Connecticut, Georgia and North Carolina. Don is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), NC Association of CPAs (NCACPA) and the Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA).

Don resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife Kim and their three children, Will, James, and Lauren and he has three adult daughters as well, Mary Kathryn, Elizabeth, Rebekah, as well as five grandchildren.

Deans Consulting, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry.

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Devlin Dwyer, Esq.Senior CounselKowan & Cordon

Devlin practices law as Senior Counsel with Kowan | Cordon in Atlanta, Georgia where he focuses on securities law and represents the sponsors of tax credit and deduction investment vehicles (affordable housing, historic tax credits, and alternative energy) as well as private equity funds, hedge funds, investment advisers, and commodity pool operators. Devlin also counsels small business owners and entrepreneurs with respect to the ownership, control, and disposition of their business ventures.

Drawing upon his experience and network developed as a transactional securities and corporate attorney, Devlin founded Corvi Capital, LLC, a branch office broker-dealer, to connect the sponsors of private placement offerings seeking high net worth individual and corporate investors in tax credit/deduction, private equity, real estate, and other investment opportunities. At Corvi Capital, Devlin draws upon his understanding of the asset management industry in communicating the benefits and risks of the brokerage products Corvi Capital offers with investors and their professional advisers, including their attorneys, RIAs, and CPAs.

As a registered representative of Patrick Capital Markets, LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC), Devlin currently holds the Series 82, Series 22, Series 24 and Series 63 licenses.

Devlin is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and the State Bar of Texas.

Online CPE 170(h) Keystone

Course Level:

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

   Basic Knowledge in Real Estate and Estate Planning

Course Code:

NASBA Field of Study:
   Taxes - Technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

  • Keystone National Properties is an advisory firm specializing in the sponsorship and management of real estate investments. Our founders have over 30 years combined experience in the real estate and financial industries, including specialized experience in tax deferral and other tax incentivized real estate transactions.
  • The team involved in our subsidiary, Keystone Land Partners has extensive experience including mining and development projects as well as over $1 billion in tax credit and other tax incentivized transactions
  • Our law firm has worked on over 100 development offerings that have easement options.
  • Our specialty tax advisor, an ex-Deloitte partner, has over 40 years as a CPA and has primarily focused on easements for the last 5 years

Website: https://KNPRE.COM

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