We’re barely halfway into 2021, and deficits have gone from billions to trillions in a blink of an eye. It’s not hidden who is going to pay for the spending—it squarely falls on the high net worth. Access to tax-advantaged and tax-free vehicles has never been more vital to the wealthy than now. Join us for an in-depth examination of some of the most impactful tax planning maneuvers that are available for 2021.
Matthew Iak is the Executive Vice President of U.S. Energy Development Corporation and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He has overseen the capital raise of more than $1.5 billion in capital since he joined the company in 2005.
Mr. Iak has extensive experience in the areas of the private placement, Regulation D, as well as estate and tax planning. He has led the construction and underwriting of multiple new investment structures in the oil and gas space which include energy 1031 exchange funds, private capital acquisition funds, and most recently qualified opportunity zone funds.
In addition to being on the Board of Directors at U.S. Energy, Mr. Iak is a member of the company’s second-generation leadership team and serves as the President of a series of family real estate and real estate management companies. He is also the CEO and President of U.S. Energy’s Managing Broker-Dealer, Westmoreland Capital Corporation. Prior to joining U.S. Energy, Mr. Iak worked as a financial advisor and oversaw client assets in excess of $1 billion.
A highly sought-after public speaker, Mr. Iak is frequently invited to present within the financial community on oil & gas economics, taxation, and financial planning. Mr. Iak is a graduate of Canisius College and holds his FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 66 licenses.