Dawn Polin, CPA

Dawn Polin, CPA

Director of Real Estate Tax Planning and Incentives

Dawn Polin, CPA

Dawn is licensed as a CPA in both North Carolina and Florida.  She began her career with Arthur Andersen and has worked at various public accounting firms and private companies ever since.  With over 27 years of experience working in the tax arena, she currently focuses solely on matching real estate incentives to both new construction and purchased real estate projects and assets.  

Dawn lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband, three children, two dogs, and two cats.  Dawn loves to camp and travel so spends as much time as possible doing both. 


Key Qualifications:

  • Advises clients who own real estate on how best to mitigate tax and grow their business
  • In-depth knowledge of the real estate industry
  • Expert in fixed assets and depreciation methodologies
  • Extensive knowledge of entity structures and multiple types of tax filings and tax codes
  • Speaker for numerous professional organizations including Clear Law Institute, Lorman, Strafford, CPA Academy, The American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals, and the NC Bar Association.   
  • Triangle CREW Board Member; Treasurer
  • Triangle ULI (Urban Land Institute) Governance Board and WLI (Women’s Leadership Initiative) Chair


Years of Experience: 27 plus years

Education:  B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Georgia and Masters in Accounting, University of South Florida

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