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Kristi Gibson

Tax Market Leader and Practice Leader​; National Real Estate & Construction Practice Co-Leader​


Executive Summary

Kristi co-leads the National Real Estate & Construction Practice where she is responsible for strategy design and implementation, thought leadership, and ensuring BDO is bringing cost saving opportunities to every real estate and construction client. She is also a member of BDO’s Global Real Estate & Construction Steering Committee which oversees the real estate and construction practices between the firm’s U.S. offices and member firms in other countries. Kristi sits in BDO’s Dallas office where she is responsible for leading the tax practice as well as co-leading the office. 

Kristi has more than 25 years of experience advising public and private clients in every sector of real estate and construction. She guides her clients through every stage of the entity lifecycle, providing value added advice at each stage. Kristi also has extensive experience structuring settlements to minimize taxes, providing litigation support and management, and providing expert witness testimony. 

Kristi previously led the National Homebuilding and Land Development Practice for a Big Four firm and has been involved with firmwide innovation projects. She also has been a speaker and moderator for various organizations including the AICPA, BisNow, and the U.S. India Chamber of Commerce.  

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Certified Public Accountant, Maryland and Texas

  • B.S., Accounting, University of Maryland