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Szilvia Barnett

CEO & Principal

She is a resourceful financial operations and accounting executive with consistent history of providing excellent support to corporate leadership. Proficient in all areas of financial analysis, planning, reporting, cash flow management, cost accounting, and budgeting.

Practiced in leading regulatory compliance initiatives and interfacing with auditors during year-end auditing processes. Demonstrated skill in effective staff management and team leadership. Develop, implement, and update policies and procedures to ensure smooth operations and financial efficiency.

Over 15 years experience with developers/owners with direct responsibility for all accounting and financial reporting.

MBA in International Finance from Buckinghamshire Chilterns Business University – England

MBA in Accounting from The CityUniversity of New York, BaruchCollege

REIT experience.

Established effective internal control procedures and created manuals in each company for training and development of staff.

Managed conversion of accounting systems to Yardi and to Timberline, and developed add-on reports to provide financial and management

information with required formats and content.

Managed project budgets, draws and cost reports for all development projects in multiple locations.

Established budgeting and variance reporting processes.

Reduced cost for independent accounting work at each company through training of staff in financial and tax reporting requirements.

Supervised IT department staff and consultants in systems development and management.

Responsible for preparation of GAAP basis financial reports at Xanadu, Jones Long LaSalle, Related Management and other big

corporations in the TriState Area for issuance to three fund investors;

Managed conversion of tax basis to GAAP basis and GAAP to tax with Deloittes in connection with REIT filing.

Prepared GAAP basis financial statements.

Responsible for all GAAP basis financial reporting for real estate at Xanadu, Boymelgreens and Fountainhead, including investments in

joint ventures, direct investments, and syndicated limited partnerships.

Developed annual company planning process at each company, including preparation and documentation of key assumptions for review by owners/executives.

Trained accounting groups to prepare long term cash flow projections and project valuations in connection with annual planning.

Prepared executive summary financial reports and strategy recommendations for each asset. Coordinated and prepare all board meeting financial materials for the Xanadu project.

Reviewed business operations and made recommendations for profit/value improvement, including potential new business activities, hold/sell decisions, etc.

Boymelgreen Properties (Africa-Israel) – Real estate syndication firm specializing in ownership and management of multi-unit luxury residential, retail, and commercial properties nationwide.

Fountainhead Construction, LLC – Development work for specializing in luxury residential, retail, and commercial properties in New York City totaling $285 million.

Meadowlands Xanadu/Jones Lang LaSalle – 2.5 million sf entertainment and retail project

Fortis Property Group

Related Management

Assisted in management of 6 office properties (2.5 million sf) and 9 multifamily properties (1,200 units).

Responsibilities included establishing rent guidelines, reviewing and approving leases, approving capital projects, approving repair and maintenance projects and contracts, reviewing financial performance, negotiating financings, risk management, management of outside legal counsel, etc.

$225 million multifamily refinancing – Completed cash flow projections, negotiated and closed loan for 4 building portfolio in September 2005.

$400 million single office building refinancing – Completed cash flow projections and negotiated term sheets and loan documents.

Financing completed January 2007.

$145 million residential portfolio acquisition – Co-managed due diligence, coordinated evaluation of financing proposals and negotiation of $300 million acquisition loan, assisted in closing of acquisition and loan in 2003.

$18 million residential portfolio acquisition and financing – Co-Coordinated due diligence, and financing and closing January 2002.

Completed over 20 additional acquisitions and over 40 additional financing transactions.

Extensive experience in managing relationships with external professionals at each company.

Developed and maintained excellent working relationships with independent accountants and tax advisors, soliciting input when necessary related to proposed transactions.

Established and maintained excellent working relationships with numerous lenders.

Managed insurance advisors and providers to minimize insurance costs through understanding of market conditions, insured values, and use of competitive bids.

Coordinated electric, oil and gas purchases using energy consultants to understand market supply and competitive pricing, and energy consumption management through capital investments and use of incentive programs.

Improved investor reporting and relationships through timely, accurate and thorough reports.

Retained direct reports and staff through communication and management of job expectations, opportunities to work on more challenging tasks, and personal communication

Firm Philosophy


We dedicate ourselves not only to our clients, but to three underlying principles fundamental to the success any business: professionalism, responsiveness, and quality.



MavenGreen Accounting Group is one of the most dedicated accounting practice in the TriState Area. By combining our expertise, experience, and the energy of our staff, it is our mission to ensure each client receives close personal, and professional attention.



At MavenGreen Accounting Group, we pride ourselves on being responsive. Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice, and fast, accurate personnel attentive to the needs and financial goals of every client. Our firm provides total financial services to individuals and specializes in the needs of small, medium, and large businesses.



An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. At MavenGreen Accounting Service, we take care to ensure our reputation reflects the same high standards of quality and integrity that we demand of ourselves.