Michael Cairns is an Audit Services partner in the Philadelphia office. He has more than 20 years of auditing and accounting experience. As a member of the Real Estate and Financial Services practices, he specializes in audits of real estate investment trusts, real estate partnerships, onshore and offshore investment partnerships and funds, SBICs, asset management and investment advisory companies, broker-dealers, and specialty finance companies. His clients include both publicly held and private companies. Cairns has worked with managers of real estate, hedge funds and private equity groups, including venture capital, equity buyout and distressed asset funds. He also has experience related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 process and control assessments.
- Capital markets
- Financial services
- Private equity
- Real estate
Professional qualifications and memberships
CPA — New York, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association for Corporate Growth
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Financial Management Division
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
BS, Accountancy, Business Administration, Gordon College
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