Glenn R. James

Tax Partner


BDO Philadelphia Office



Executive Summary

Glenn is BDO’s tax practice leader for financial institutions. He has 35 years of experience providing tax, compensation and business consulting to financial services organizations, including national and state chartered commercial banks and savings institutions, real estate investment trusts (REITs), investment partnerships, stock exchanges, and foreign branch banks.
Glenn’s technical experience includes: incentive compensation planning and design; enterprise valuation consulting; taxation of and accounting for share-based payment; employee benefit plan design and operations consulting; corporate acquisitions and divestitures; mutual thrift conversions; credit union conversions; state tax minimization planning, compliance controversy negotiation; and accounting for income taxes.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Section


J.D., Villanova University School of Law
B.B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Temple University