Mr. Oswald, age 60, is an attorney and certified public accountant with an LLM in taxation from New York University School of Law. Jim’s 35 plus year career includes time spent as Senior Real Estate Partner at PwC, and Senior Real Estate Partner at Deloitte where he served as Deloitte’s NY Real Estate Tax Leader and Real Estate Catalyst Partner. Jim served as the lead client service partner and/or lead tax partner for some of the largest real estate clients at each firm, focusing predominantly on REITs and real estate funds. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Advisors at NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, as well as the Newman Institute and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business Department of Real Estate. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at the graduate school level at NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate. Additionally, Jim was elected membership in the Counselors of Real Estate and has been an active member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Urban Land Institute, and Real Estate Board of New York.