- Practice Areas: Real Esate
- Firm: Bayview 1031
- Web Site: http://liberty1031.com/
Stephen A. Wayner, Esq., CES brings over 35 years of real estate industry experience to his position as First Vice President of Bayview Financial Exchange Services, LLC, a Qualified Intermediary. Throughout a distinguished career as a real estate attorney and qualified intermediary, Mr. Wayner has closed over 7,000 real estate transactions and has become an expert in Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.
Mr. Wayner is recognized as the best selling author of "Buying Right – Getting Started in Real Estate" and for his numerous articles in publications such as The Barrister, The Miami Herald, Banker & Tradesman, The CPA Journal, Commercial Real Estate Investment News, Net Lease Forum, CPA Wealth Provider and has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor and numerous other publications. For the past 15 years, Mr. Wayner has been an educator on topics of real estate investing and 1031 exchanges, presenting to over 1,500 live audiences nationwide – organizations including, National Association of Realtors, National Association of Real Estate Investors, and Association of Foreign Investors.
A graduate of the University of Miami with an Honors Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Wayner earned his place in the Top 10 of his class. He was elected President of the both Academic Honoraries - Wig and Robe and Bar and Gavel. More recently, Mr. Wayner has earned the distinction of Certified Exchange Specialist (CES) and the Alfred Ring Distinguished Speaker Award from the University of Florida. He remains an active member of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, Florida Bar Association, Attorney’s Real Property Council, and Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund.
Mr. Wayner is an investor in art, antiques and real estate. He serves his community as Trustee of Art in Public Places (Miami-Dade County) and as a Board Member of the South Florida American Heart Association and of the Jewish Community Services Meals on Wheels.