Co-founder and Partner
As a founding partner at Capstan Tax Strategies, Bruce works closely with commercial real estate owners, investors, and accounting firms to provide practical, creative, and client-specific solutions. Bruce is well-versed in engineering-based tax strategies, guiding clients through the long-established benefits of cost segregation while introducing new opportunities made possible by the Tangible Property Regulations and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Bruce has a particular interest in energy-efficient building incentives and sustainability, and he has earned the Association of Energy Engineers’ CEM credential, which testifies to his proficiency and his integrity. As an engineer with significant experience in cost segregation, energy consulting, and capital improvement projects, Bruce understands the importance of leveraging fixed assets to enhance cash flow and meet business needs. He is responsible for developing technical tools and strategies to meet customers’ changing needs as they evolve throughout the real estate life cycle. Bruce works with Capstan’s clients with a strong focus on operational and technical excellence, ensuring that clients are receiving best-in-class service and support. Bruce proudly steers Capstan towards the “triple bottom line”—promoting profit while remaining mindful of the well-being of people and planet.
Throughout his more than 20-year career in real estate and engineering, Bruce has focused on helping clients achieve operational efficiencies to increase cash flow. In the last decade alone, Bruce has overseen the delivery of thousands of cost segregation studies and personally completed hundreds of assessments spanning a wide variety of property types. Before co-founding Capstan, Bruce was a project manager at Johnson Controls, Inc., with responsibility for developing multi-million-dollar projects that significantly reduced energy consumption and produced operational savings for a variety of private, public, and government clients. Bruce also has experience managing capital projects and facilities, including the development of heavy fuel oil delivery systems, the replacement of a 250-ton chiller, and the mechanical maintenance of a 450 MW coal-fired power plant.
Bruce has served as a guest lecturer on the subject of cost segregation at Temple University and Baruch College. He is also a frequent speaker for professional organizations and real estate and financial service companies, tailoring each talk to the unique needs of the audience. In addition, Bruce has been a featured presenter at the Association of Energy Engineers’ annual Globalcon events, with a focus on the advantages of blending savings with sustainability.
Bruce is a senior member of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP). He is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), where he served as a faculty member at ICSC University, School of Finance, Accounting, and Lease Administration. Bruce is also member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, where he is a member at large on both the local and national chapter tax and finance boards.
Happily married with one daughter soon to become a college freshman, Bruce enjoys reading, cooking, golfing and paying university tuition. He is also a motorcycle collector and aficionado.
Bruce holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.