Jack J. Kessler

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

With a background as a tax and business transactional lawyer, practicing both in western Pennsylvania and south Florida, Jack J. Kessler provides counsel to high-net-worth families and closely held businesses, focusing on complex business transactions in the real estate industry, as well as individual income tax and gift and estate tax planning.

Having joined the firm in 1983, Jack has had nearly 25 years of experience representing high-net-worth families and their closely held businesses in a variety of business transactions and personal wealth planning matters. His business transactions focus on complex national and international real estate, real estate development and real estate finance matters with an emphasis on business tax planning.

His real estate finance and capital markets experience includes the origination and restructuring of numerous secured and unsecured, construction and development, syndicated, mezzanine, high-yield, hybrid debt/equity and preferred equity facilities. He has had experience with high-end retail, office, hotel, luxury residential, golf course resort and gaming properties.

Representative transactions have ranged from $40 million to $4.0 billion. Jack’s personal wealth tax planning practice involves income, gift and estate tax planning and asset protection planning for high-net-worth individuals and their families.

Among Jack’s clients is the Soffer family of Miami, owner of Turnberry Associates and Fontainebleau Resorts, whose real estate developments include high-profile development projects and properties in Florida, western Pennsylvania, Las Vegas and multiple other national and international locations.

Prior to joining the firm in 1983, Jack worked for five years for Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC), practicing in a variety of federal and state tax areas including individual, corporate, partnership and international tax.

Jack has been a long time trustee of the Western Pennsylvania Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and, with his wife Ellen, supports numerous Western Pennsylvania charitable organizations.


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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Bank of America Plaza, 401 E Las Olas Blvd #2250, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
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