Carsten Hoffmann is a Managing Director in the firm’s Valuation Advisory group. Carsten has more than two decades of valuation expertise and is a recognized expert on a broad range of complex valuation issues related to estate and gift tax, income tax, litigation support and dispute resolution – including the quantification of discounts for lack of control and lack of marketability pertaining to business and real property interests.
As a leader in the valuation industry, Carsten has testified in U.S. Tax Court as a valuation expert, has authored a number of articles on a wide range of valuation topics, and regularly presents on valuation issues nationally.
Carsten co-leads Stout’s Trust & Estate Valuation practice and is head of Stout’s Irvine, California office. Prior to joining Stout, Mr. Hoffmann was a Managing Director at FMV Opinions where he oversaw the operations of the Irvine, California office. In addition, Carsten is a top ranked United States tennis champion. He has been ranked the #1 doubles player in the country in his age group and has represented the United States in the World Team competition.