The Ability You Need. The Attention You Deserve.

Warren Schneider
Principal, CPA, CFE, CFF

Warren is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of CPA's (CFF) and has been a forensic accountant for over forty years. Since 1995 Warren has been a principal and co-founder of The Forensic Accounting Group, Inc. Warren is the founding partner of Schneider & Company, Certified Public Accountants which offers accounting tax and business consulting services.

Warren specializes in forensic accounting, litigation support, business valuation and merger & acquisition matters in various industries with a concentration in the real estate and hospitality areas. From 1985 to 1991, Warren represented Donald J. Trump and The Trump Organization in litigation support, merger and acquisition, hotel, casino, airline and financing matters as Corporate Treasurer of the Trump Organization and each of the Trump casino hotels.

Previously, Warren was a partner with a regional New York City accounting firm which specialized in real estate and merger and acquisition support. In the early part of Warren's career, he spent several years with Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Accountant responsible for the supervision of audits of various Fortune 1000 companies.


EDUCATION

Wharton Graduate School - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Masters of Science - Accounting
May 1974

Rutgers College - Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Bachelors of Arts - Political Science / Business
May 1973



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Certified Public Accountant - New York (1976) Certified Public Accountant - New Jersey (1978)
Certified Fraud Examiner (1996) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
Certified in Financial Forensics (AICPA) New Jersey Casino Control Commission key license No. 3436-11 (1985-1991)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Litigation Support Committee New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Insolvency and Reorganization Committee
New Jersey Society of Public Accountants Litigation Support Committee New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Litigation Support Committee and Chairman, Accounting show subcommittee (1994-1995)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Institute of Business Appraisers
NASD Licenses - Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65 New Jersey Insurance Producer License - Life, Health and Variable products

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
The Warren Reporter, Quoted in "Accountant Returns to Washington Borough" June 20, 2012 The Express Times, Quoted in "Washington Borough Auditor Answers Residents' Questions" June 19, 2012 The Warren Reporter, Quoted in "Forensic Investigation Presented in Washington Borough" May 1, 2012 The Express Times, Quoted in "Five-Year Forensic Audit: Citizens Group Already Endorsing Firm" February 17, 2011 New Jersey Herald, Quoted in "Grand Jury Probe Shakes Vernon" March 4, 2010
Corporate Financing Week, Quoted in "Janus Tax-Friendly Split-Off Could Open Floodgates to Imitators" September 8 ,2003 New York Times, Featured in "May I Speak to the Manager? A Storm at Marriott" September 29, 2002 New York Post, Quoted in "WorldCom Fraud Said to Reach Wireless Unit" July 23, 2002 Baltimore Sun, Quoted in "Bloodhounds Sniff Out the Money Trail" February 9, 2002 New York Post, Quoted in "CPA's Race To Do Major Damage Control" January 17, 2002
Hotel and Motel Management, Quoted in "Industry Analysts Await Final Round in Cendant's $115 M Accounting Debacle" April 1998 New York Newsday, Quoted in "Rockaway Casino Could Be a Gamble" April 7, 1994 Business Week, Quoted in "Welcome to the Nineties, Donald (Trump)" May 14, 1990

SPEECHES

  • "Typical Forensic Accounting Procedures in a Management Compliance Review" - The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Conference on Hotels & Restaurants - October 18, 2002
  • "The Role of Forensic Accounting in Hospitality Litigation" - International Society of Hospitality Consultants Annual Conference - Boston, Massachusetts - March 24, 2000
  • "Identifying what is wrong with property level management" - The Lodging Conference - Phoenix, Arizona - September 27, 1996
  • "Should gaming be legalized in New York State?" Testimony before New York State Assembly Subcommittee on Racing and Wagering - July 3, 1994
  • "Testimony and Testifying for Litigation Support Engagements" Lecture - New York State Society of CPAs - May 4, 1994
  • "Should gaming be legalized in New York State?" Testimony before New York State Senate Finance Subcommittee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering - April 22, 1994
  • "Is Casino Gaming Good for the Rockaways?" Member of panel discussion - Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways (New York) - April 4, 1994

TESTIMONY AS AN EXPERT WITNESS

  • Visicon Shareholders Trust, an Ohio Trust u/a/d - November 11, 2002 - United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio, Western Division at Dayton - Dayton, OH
  • Bayrock/Sapir Organization d/b/a 246 Sprint Street, LLC v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, et al. - United States District Court, Southern District of New York -New York, NY
  • Magnum v. 133-134-135 Associates, LLC - Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York - New York, NY
  • Jewelry Galore Inc. v. SP Acquisition Associates LLC et al - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Ocean County - Toms River, NJ
  • Kelly Broadcasting Systems v. Skyview Media Group International et al - United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey - New York, NY
  • Sheldon Hansen et al v. Michael Mazur et al - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Ocean County - Toms River, NJ
  • Linda Barreto v. Andrew M. Baer, CPA - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Ocean County - Toms River, NJ
  • LNR Partners v. Holiday Inn Martinique - United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York - New York, NY
  • Gemini Business Machines Inc. v. Ascom Hasler Mailing Systems Inc. - Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, 38th District, Montgomery County - Norristown, PA
  • Eric Godfrey Stokes, Susan Lee Stokes and Sunrise Photo v. AGFA Corporation, John Leonti et al -Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Burgen County, Hackensack, NJ
  • A&L Oil Co. Inc. v. Jerome M. Newler, CPA - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part, Hunterdon County - Flemington, NJ
  • Syndale Corporation v. Amoco Oil Company - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Ocean County - Toms River, NJ
  • I&S Associates, LLC & IMT Management Corporation v. Ramada Franchise Systems, Inc. - Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part, Morris County - Morristown, NJ

BANKRUPTCY EXPERIENCE

  • Red Roof Inns - We assisted the special loan servicer in evaluating the cash flow and profitability of a group of approximately 126 Red Roof Inns located across the country.
  • 866 3rd Next Generation, LLC (A Marriot Courtyard in Manhattan, NY - We assisted counsel for the trustee in preparation of the required monthly operating reports for the bankruptcy court.
  • Skyview Media - We assisted the trustee in preparation of:
    • Initial bankruptcy schedules
    • Monthly operating reports
    • Preparation of support for various preference claims
  • Student Finance Corporation - We assisted the trustee in preparation of:
    • Initial bankruptcy schedules
    • Monthly operating reports
    • Preparation of support for various preference claims
  • Tower Air - We assisted the trustee in preparation of:
    • Initial bankruptcy schedules
    • Monthly operating reports
    • Preparation of support for various preference claims
  • Student Finance Corporation - We assisted the trustee in preparation of:
    • Initial bankruptcy schedules
    • Monthly operating reports
    • Preparation of support for various preference claims
  • Kiwi Airlines - We assisted the trustee in preparation of support for various preference claims
  • Trump Taj Mahal, LLC, Trump's Castle and Trump Plaza - Assisted the Owner, Donald Trump, in retaining his equity in these prepackaged bankruptcies

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The Forensic Accounting Group, Inc. specializes in providing litigation services, due diligence review, business valuation, business consulting, claim investigation, expert witness services and more to individuals and businesses. From our offices in New Jersey, we are proud to serve our surrounding communities, as well as, clients throughout the United States and beyond. Our team of highly experienced forensic accountants establish financial facts and assist our clients to reach a fair and reasonable outcome. The Forensic Accounting Group, Inc. ©2014