About Warren Kirshenbaum

Warren is the President and CEO of the Cherrytree Group, a tax credit consulting, brokerage, and syndication firm.
Warren Kirshenbaum

Solar Investment Tax Credits

By Warren A. Kirshenbaum Renewable energy is an unlimited resource in that it comes from the sun, wind, water, and so forth, and is a positive alternative to fossil fuel-based power generation, which as a natural resource is limited. Therefore, developing our renewal resources rather than full reliance on our dwindling natural resources is [...]

Cherrytree Group Passes $100 Million Mark in Tax Credit Placements

Business Wire, March 11, 2021 BOSTON-The Cherrytree Group — a tax credit consulting and syndication firm based near Boston — announced a significant milestone by surpassing the $100 million mark in tax credits obtained and placed on behalf of real estate developers and investors nationally. Since its founding in 2011, the company has specialized in [...]

Investment Tax Credits vs. 1031 Exchanges: which strategy is best for you?

Tax planning options are varied and complex — almost as if they were designed with some sort of mischievous intent. The Internal Revenue Code is a labyrinth of hard-to-decipher regulations intended to minimize tax sheltering and avoidance. Books could be written about the complexities — if it weren’t that those books would be out of [...]

Investing in Tax Credits saves money — and is a prudent COVID hedge.

As we all work quickly through our business day, there’s a tendency to use shorthand to describe various financial instruments, initiatives and strategies. We all do it. But sometimes the meanings can become lost. In recent interactions with our clients, I have noticed some confusion between the phrases: “tax credit investment,” “working capital needs” and [...]

Connecticut Solar Portfolio

Connecticut Solar Portfolio A Solar Investment Tax Credit allows investors to deduct 26% of installation costs from federal taxes, which applies to all residential and commercial systems. Cherrytree worked with the renewable energy developer MSL Group to successfully complete multiple projects across Connecticut. Together, these projects will realize over $2.75 million in tax [...]

Brownfields Remediation Massachusetts

Brownfields Remediation Massachusetts Cherrytree Group has successfully filed over $55 million in Massachusetts Brownfields tax credits since 2013, with an expected pipeline of an additional $30 million dollars expected to be filed by the end of 2020. Other recent Brownfields programs for which Cherrytree consulted with the client and interfaced with state agencies: [...]

Low-Income Housing Western Massachusetts

Low-Income Housing Western Massachusetts Creative financial planning breathes fresh life into historic districts in two Massachusetts towns. Several abandoned buildings located within historic districts in Millers Falls and Turners Falls were preserved by the projects, undertaken by Pioneer Valley Redevelopers and Obear Construction Company. In all, 12 affordable housing units were created, along [...]

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