Jared Lauderdale, CPA
As Vice President Controller, Jared Lauderdale leads the company’s property accounting team of eleven employees and is responsible for all tax matters in Stirling Properties’ internally owned portfolio. He provides annual fair value assessments for internally owned assets and prepares personal financial statements for lender submission. He also supervises the annual filing of over 80 partnership tax returns and performs distribution and tax implications analysis for real estate sales. Additionally, he is responsible for implementing policies and processes to increase efficiencies throughout the accounting department, and successfully executed Investment Management Services (IMS), new software that serves as a portal for outside investors to conveniently view financial statements, K-1s and valuations.
Before joining Stirling Properties in 2018, Mr. Lauderdale worked for Postlethwaite and Netterville, the largest public accounting firm in Louisiana, where he focused on individual and business income tax. He also worked at James, Lambert and Riggs, where he focused on income tax as well as auditing, financial reporting and 401k administration.
Mr. Lauderdale received his undergraduate and master’s degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University (LSU), where he graduated with honors. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), passing all four parts of the exam on the first attempt. He is also an Excel University graduate.
Mr. Lauderdale is affiliated with numerous professional groups, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). He is a member of ICSC, serving on the ICSC Tax Reform Committee that provides key recommendations to assist the organization in influencing the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2018. He previously served as Treasurer of the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce from January 2016-December 2018 and was awarded Board Member of the Year in 2018.
Mr. Lauderdale is an LSU football fanatic and a BBQ enthusiast. He resides in Hammond, Louisiana, with his wife and sons.