Meet Josh Leonard
Partner, Real Estate Consulting, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Josh Leonard is a partner in the Real Estate Consulting practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS) and focuses on lease advisory. Josh specializes in lease audits* for tenants and landlords, acquisition due diligence, large scale lease abstracting projects, lease administration process evaluation and training.
The lease advisory services team has evaluated, abstracted or audited more than 30,000 leases and 200 major office and retail projects. Josh has managed more than 25 acquisition-due-diligence retail projects, 10 retail reverse lease audits, 15 major retail data scrubs, and several retail-based lease administration process improvement assignments.
The results of Josh’s work have enabled his lease consulting clients to save well over $150 million over the life of their leases, recovering an average per audit of $2 per square foot. He also copyrighted a 200-page manual and training course for performing lease audits.
Josh is a member of CORENET and holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Ithaca College.
*The term "audit" as used herein is not and should not in any way be construed to be synonymous with the terms "audit," "audit procedures," "compilation," "review" or any form of "attestation" service as described in the pronouncements on professional standards issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.