Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald

Managing Director

Robert McDonald is a Managing Director in Andersen Tax’s Chicago office. He leads the Alternative Investment Funds Practice. Bob has 30 years of federal income tax experience, including tax structuring, planning,  consultation and compliance for business enterprises, both privately and publicly held, partnerships, S corporations, and individuals.

Bob has extensive experience in the real estate industry and in the private equity industry including tax due diligence, acquisition and disposition structuring, fund structuring, structuring complex partnership and joint venture arrangements, planning for debt workouts and restructurings, partnership allocation issues and planning, as well as general federal tax consulting for various operating companies.

Prior to joining Andersen Tax, Bob was with KPMG for 21 years, where he served as a Partner in the Federal Income Tax Group and as the Midwest Area Tax Services Leader for the real estate, construction, and the hospitality industries. After KPMG, Bob served as a Managing Director at True Partners.


Bob has taught several real estate and partnership taxation courses over the years. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Christopher House.