Nicole Paulina

As Vice President, Tax, Nicole Paulina addresses tax matters for Carmel Partners, including tax compliance, interfacing with outside tax advisers on new tax issues, tax planning, and developing tax strategies and procedures in alignment with the company’s goals and policies.

Prior to joining Carmel in 2019, Ms. Paulina spent 20 years specializing in tax within the real estate and private equity financial sectors. She served as Tax Senior Manager with KPMG, where her focus was on real estate, private equity, and venture capital clients. Ms. Paulina was the designated group expert in REITs, providing various compliance and consulting services, including quarterly and annual REIT testing, due diligence on potential acquisitions, and developing best practices for the office’s real estate clients.

A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Paulina received her undergraduate degree in business administration, accounting, and graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Master of Science degree in accountancy.