Managing Director & General Counsel, Accruit, LLC Marty joined Accruit, LLC as a result of the merger into Accruit of North Star Deferred Exchange LLC, which Marty founded in 1998. Marty brings over 35 years’ experience in the field tax deferred exchange administration. A 1977 graduate of the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., Marty has written and spoken extensively on the subject of tax deferred exchanges. Marty’s publications include “Tax-Free Exchange of Real Estate” (Real Estate Financing. Matthew Bender & Company, 2004), Land Trust Administration (IICLE, 1999) and Kenoe on Land Trusts (IICLE, 1999). His articles have appeared in professional publications including the American Bar Association’s The Compleat Lawyer, Women’s Council of Realtors’ Communiqué, Illinois State Bar Association’s ISBA Real Property Newsletter, Chicago Bar Association’s Real Property Law Communicator, and DuPage County Bar’s DCBA Brief. Marty’s articles have also appeared in various journals including the Real Estate Finance Journal, World Leasing News, Vehicle Leasing Today, Fleet Financials, Franchise Handbook, Franchise Opportunities Journal and Equipment Leasing Today. Marty has lectured at events sponsored by the National Business Institute, Business Enterprise Institute, the national McDonald’s CPA Conference, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Banker Association, Office of the Illinois Commissioner of Banks and Real Estate, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Community Investment Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, BDO Seidman, Chicago Bar Association, Cantor Fitzgerald, Realogy and others. Marty is a Certified Exchange Specialist through the Federation of Exchange Accommodators. Marty is a member of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association and the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors.