Matthew J. Brodie began his tax career at KPMG Main Hurdman in New York, where he worked extensively on individual federal, state and local income tax issues. In 1984, he joined Coopers & Lybrand in New York. He was in the personal financial service group, specializing in individual, estate and gift taxation for Fortune 500 executives and managing directors in the financial-services industry. He became a senior tax manager at the firm in 1986.
Professor Brodie is now president of the tax firm of M. Brodie & Associates, Inc., specializing in all aspects of individual and business planning, including income tax, estate and gift tax, retirement planning and business succession planning for high-net-worth individuals. He is a clinical assistant professor at Gabelli School of Business. He is also a prominent national lecturer at various CPE conferences, speaking on annual tax updates and specific tax-planning areas.