Founded in 1989, Chicago
Deferred Exchange Company (CDEC) is one
of the oldest and most experienced Qualified Intermediaries in the
CDEC has commented before the IRS National Office on important industry
issues and is a nationally recognized authority on Section 1031
CDEC applied for, and received, several Private Letter Rulings from the
Internal Revenue Service (the Service), as well as rulings from the City of New York
Department of Finance, the State of New Jersey and the District of
Our business is dedicated solely to Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges.
Whether you have a relatively simple
a more complex
multi-asset exchange, or a
Reverse Exchange, we will be there to
assist you. Immediately following the issuance of guidelines on Reverse
Exchanges in 2000, our experts began fine-tuning the process and
industry leading structure that makes the Reverse Exchange a powerful
tax planning tool. That same team of highly experienced professionals is
here today to help you through every stage of your exchange and to
your objectives are realized.
Our top priority is the safekeeping of our clients’ funds. That’s why we
a separate trust account with an independent, third party trustee for
each and every customer on every transaction.
By operation of law, funds held in trust cannot be reached by creditors
of CDEC or the Trustee.
MONEY, YOUR INTEREST
During the time that CDEC acts as your Qualified Intermediary, all interest earned on your money will be credited to your account. After
it’s your money. So, why settle for less?
CDEC invests clients’ funds in AA-rated, or better, institutional money
market funds, earning attractive rates of return.
Interest posts to clients’ trust accounts monthly and can be paid out at
the end of the exchange period or reinvested into Replacement Property.
Regardless of size or complexity, all like-kind exchange transactions
to numerous tax court opinions, rulings and regulations. In conjunction
with your tax advisor, CDEC will help you identify strategies for your
exchange that maximize your tax deferral, minimize your risk and ensure
compliance with IRS rules.
We are the recognized experts on real estate exchanges, personal
property exchanges, LKE programs and reverse exchanges. From artwork to
construction equipment, from industrial properties to office portfolios,
we’ll meet your needs with unmatched professionalism and superior
We are committed to the very highest standards of professional conduct
we believe in full transparency. Moreover, we understand and take
seriously our fiduciary obligation to our clients. CDEC is a partner you
CDEC is an accredited provider of CLE and CPE credits in several states.
Call us to inquire about our free seminars or to arrange a seminar for
you and your colleagues in your offices.
With CDEC as your Qualified Intermediary or Exchange Accommodation
Titleholder, you’ll sleep better at night — up to 180 nights in a row.