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Thea Kruger

Partner, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC / Berdon Advisors LLC

Thea Kruger


Thea Kruger, a Tax Partner with nearly 15 years in public accounting, provides tax planning and compliance services to high net worth individuals and business owners in the hospitality and real estate industries as well as condominium developers and private equity funds investing in real estate debt and real estate equity.

Her expertise extends to:

  • Providing tax planning and compliance services to partnerships, corporations, trusts, and individuals
  • Examining partnership agreements to determine allocations of income and capital
  • Structuring investments to minimize withholding on foreign investors
  • Advising on the strategic use of blocker corporations to minimize tax and exposure to the U.S. tax system
  • Calculating and analyzing the tax consequences of potential sales and purchases of real estate
  • Determining the tax implications of various types of debt restructuring



New York State Bar Association

New York City Hospitality Alliance

Thea provided insights on tax shelters and syndicates in Tax Notes.



Thea received a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law and earned her Master of Laws degree in taxation at New York University School of Law. She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Thea studied International/Comparative Law at Leiden University, The Netherlands and European Public Policy at Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.