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Brett Simpson, CPA

Brett is a partner in HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors’ Real Estate department. His primary focus is providing personalized service to his clients’ needs. He provides strategic consulting and compliance services, assisting clients in growing their portfolios while deferring and/or minimizing exposure to tax. Brett is skilled in communicating complex tax concepts in ways that allow clients to see the applicability to their individual circumstances.

Brett’s experience comes from serving clients in the real estate industry. He has consulted on client transactions ranging from the institutional owner/operator to the boutique developer. He has managed the compliance work for hundreds of millions in real estate and has gained expertise through problem solving opportunities and issues that surface in a transaction-driven environment.

Brett has spent years navigating the complex waters that is partnership taxation. His experience comes from working in a niche environment, developing skills and expertise not often seen outside of the Big Four accounting firms. Prior to entering the public accounting sector, Brett worked in the accounting departments of big and small companies, where he gained a strong accounting background. This background, combined with years of serving the real estate industry in the public sector, has given Brett perspective, allowing clients to feel a high level of trust in his consultative advice and compliance work.



  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, California State University, Fullerton
Community Involvement
  • Boy Scouts of America: Eagle Scout, executive committee (local troop)
  • Youth soccer and baseball: board of directors/treasure, executive committee


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