Christine W. Pierce, CPA

Title:Partner, Tax Services

Leadership Role:Managing Partner, Tax Services

Education:BBA in Accounting, Georgia State University

Christine W. Pierce

As Managing Partner of Tax Services, Christy applies more than 30 years of specialized knowledge to proactively guide real estate clients through complex tax situations. As a member of Cherry Bekaert’s Real Estate & Construction Group, she is based in the Firm’s Atlanta practice. Christy specializes in comprehensive income tax planning and compliance for real estate clients with retail, residential, commercial, industrial and construction activities. Additionally, she has significant experience providing innovative solutions to developers and investment ventures. Her areas of focus include entity set-up, structuring operating agreements, dispositions and management consulting.

Christy began her career with a national public accounting firm, where she worked for 11 years before serving as the CFO of a closely held real estate company. She later started her own, independent accounting practice, which she then merged to form Braver, Schimler, Pierce & Jenkins, L.L.P. in 2004. Christy joined Cherry Bekaert through an acquisition in 2010.

Areas of Expertise

  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction Industry & Operations
  • Pass-Thru Entity Planning
  • Closely-Held Business & Family Planning

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA), Former Chair, Real Estate Industry Team

Community Involvement

  • Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Board
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Small Business Advisory Council
  • Girl Scouts of America