About Dennis

Dennis Schall is a Partner in the Firm’s National Alternative Investment Industry group. He provides leadership to the Group’s New York City operations and assists with practice development, client service, strategic planning and the setting of policies and procedures. Mr. Schall specializes in auditing and consulting hedge fund and investment advisors with complex investments and financial reporting matters. He advises clients beginning with the start-up phase and continuing through the life of a fund.

Mr. Schall specializes in hard-to-value investments, including complex debt & equity instruments. Mr. Schall’s experience also extends to other non-traditional investments such as, private investments in public equities, asset based lending, and life settlement investments.

Mr. Schall has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. He speaks on industry topics and has been quoted and published in various trade publications.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Alliance for Alternative Asset Professionals, Founding Member and Treasurer
  • Best Practices Committee of the Art Fund Association LLC
  • State University of New York at Farmingdale, Technology Studies Curriculum Advisory Board
  • United Bavarians of Greater New York and New Jersey, Honorary President

Subject Matter Expertise

Valuations of Hard-to-Value Investments
Fund Formation
Consultation Services
Financial Statement Audits
Financial Reporting
Evaluating & Structuring Complex Equity Instruments

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
Dowling College