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Gabriel Torre


gabriel torre

Gabriel Torre is a Partner in Squar Milner’s Tax Department. He provides tax consulting and compliance services for clients in a variety of industries including multi-family, residential, retail and commercial real estate developers and owners, entertainment companies, real estate, hospitality and other service providers, and federal equity receiverships.

Gabe’s range of experience includes having worked with real estate clients throughout the life cycle of a project, including advising on structuring entities and acquisitions, maximizing profitability during operations and minimizing tax on disposition either through sale or exchange.  Such planning has resulted in significant permanent tax savings with respect to structuring projects to achieve long-term capital gain treatment.  Additionally, he has advised as to optimal structures in multiple foreign pension fund (both Governmental and Corporate) investments into the US.  Gabe has also provided creative transaction structuring to Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Corporations, including techniques for tax deferral and minimization, recapitalizations and identification of optimal tax accounting methods and periods as they relate to revenue and expense recognition.  He has developed expertise in tax compliance for syndicated partnerships, closely held businesses and high net worth individuals.  Gabe’s experience with federal equity receivers includes advising on receivership entities, accounting for recoveries and distributions and Qualified Settlement Fund Federal and state compliance.

Gabe has also served as an instructor for professional education courses, speaking on partnership tax issues, and has spoken at numerous real estate trade organization events, receivership conferences and served as a guest lecturer in the UC system.

Gabe has been a member of the Squar Milner team since 1999, beginning his career in tax after serving as a staff auditor for the State of Arizona, Department of the Auditor General.

  • Certified Public Accountant, California
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – University of Arizona
  • Master of Science, Taxation – Golden Gate University