Steven Fishman

Office: 818-449-1700
Mobile: 818-577-0590
Fax: 818-449-1800
Outlook Card

Steven Fishman

CPA, Partner

Steven Fishman has over thirty-five years of experience in providing tax, trust and estate, accounting, and business advisory services specializing in working with high net worth individuals and their closely-held businesses, primarily in the real estate field. In addition, Mr. Fishman’s practice includes manufacturing, distribution, and other service businesses.

Mr. Fishman graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in June 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts with a degree in Economics and received his CPA certificate in December of 1980. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steven specializes in real estate and high net worth tax planning, private foundations, trust & estate, and multi-generational wealth transfer planning and estate administration, private real estate fund formation and structure planning, and financial planning for complex transactions and issues, which require financial analysis, creative solutions, strategic planning, and sensitive interpersonal interaction. Mr. Fishman has been with Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP for over thirty-five years and began his career at Kenneth Leventhal & Company (now part of the real estate group at Ernst & Young).

Mr. Fishman is very active in the community serving as the Immediate Past President, and on the board and executive committee, governance committee, HR and finance committees of Stephen Wise Temple, chair of the local executive committee, and National Council member of Aipac, board member, and on the finance and caring for Jews in need committees of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, immediate past chair and current member of the Los Angeles Birthright Israel Leadership Council, board of Wise Readers to Leaders (a summer teen literacy program), the national board of governors of Hebrew Union College, and a trustee of the Washington Institute. In addition, he has served as a President of a local chapter of the City of Hope and was a board member, Treasurer, and team manager for the Encino Little League for more than 8 years.

Mr. Fishman was nominated in 2008 as one of the top 25 CPAs by the Los Angeles Business Journal.