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Raymond L. Thornson

Managing Director

Ray Thornson has over 20 years of experience in tax practice. Ray works primarily with high net worth individuals and closely held businesses and advises on matters related to income tax planning and compliance, estate planning and charitable giving.

Ray serves a variety of clients ranging from large family groups with family offices to entrepreneurs building their wealth. Ray also collaborates closely with clients’ attorneys and investment advisers to help clients optimize their financial and tax planning results.

Before joining Andersen Tax, Ray was with Arthur Andersen and KPMG in San Francisco and Seattle.

Ray has lectured on income and estate tax matters for the California CPA Education Foundation, USC Tax Institute, Golden Gate University and a variety of other professional venues. He also is a contributor to the tax treatise Tax Economics of Charitable Giving.