Scott R. Saunders, is a Senior Vice President with Asset Preservation, Inc. Scott has an extensive background in Internal Revenue Code §1031 tax deferred exchanges, having been involved in structuring and overseeing over 50,000 transactions during his nineteen years in the exchange industry. Asset Preservation, a subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, is a leading national IRC §1031 “Qualified Intermediary” and has successfully completed over 140,000 §1031 exchanges throughout the nation.
Scott dedicates a significant portion of his time presenting classes on introductory and advanced §1031 exchange strategies to accountants, attorneys, financial advisors, real estate brokers and principals nationwide. He has spoken at the annual National Bar Association Conference, National Association of Realtors Annual Conference, GMAC Real Estate’s Annual Convention, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants Annual Convention, Colorado Association of Realtors Annual State Convention, Ohio Bar Association, Washington D.C. Bar Association and many other state and local financial, real estate, accounting and legal associations. In addition, he is a regular presenter of 8-hour C.L.E. and C.P.E. approved classes on advanced §1031 exchange issues and tenant-in-common (TIC) ownership to accountants, attorneys, commercial developers and CFO’s arranged by Lorman Education and the National Business Institute.
In addition to being an accredited speaker in numerous states, Scott has been on the Board of Directors for the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, the national exchange industry trade association, and was a contributing author to the book Real Estate Exchanges: Using the Tax Deferred Exchange in Real Estate Investment Management. He has written over 100 articles on various aspects of §1031 tax deferred exchanges.
Scott received his bachelor degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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