Ryan Schneider

Ryan is a tax partner in PwC’s Asset & Wealth Management (AWM) practice in New York, providing tax compliance and consulting services to alternative asset managers such as hedge funds and private equity funds. Ryan advises clients across a broad range of trading strategies, including long/ short, global macro, private equity, credit and direct lending.

Ryan regularly advises clients with respect to federal, international, and state and local tax issues as they relate to the structuring of the fund, its advisors, and special purpose vehicles utilized for certain transactions. He helps clients implement strategies and structures to manage effective tax rates and risk. He is the author of several articles and PwC Insights, including two often referenced in the credit industry: The Treatment of Debt-Related Fee Income and Alternative Lending Funds & UBTI.

Ryan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Western Michigan University and a MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He is a CPA licensed in New York State and an adjunct professor of accounting at New York University Stern School of Business.