David Rainey
Partner (CPA)
Greenville, SC
Industry Focus
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
Service Areas
  • Tax


David is a Tax Partner in the Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP Greenville, SC office and has been with the firm since 2002. Prior to joining DHG, David worked for a Big Four firm for 24 years, serving as a Tax Partner for 14 years. Working extensively in the partnership, real estate investment trust (REIT) and corporate tax areas, David brings technical knowledge to the areas of tax compliance and tax consulting. He has significant experience in the real estate, manufacturing and hospitality industries, in addition to serving a number of golf course clients.

David has assisted closely held, high growth and publicly traded companies on corporate formation, acquisitions and mergers, structuring tax-free exchanges of property, overseeing the preparing multi-state partnership tax returns and assisting partnerships in drafting complex partnership allocation provisions and working with Section 704(b) and 704(c) issues. David also completed a four-year term as a member of the AICPA Partnership Tax Technical Review Board.


Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Masters, Taxation - General
    University of Georgia
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    University of Georgia

In the Community

Civic Organizations
  • Past Chairman of Reedy Falls District, Blue Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 260, Greer, SC
  • Greenville Disabilities and Special Needs Foundation - Past Treasurer
  • Greenville Disabilities and Special Needs Board - Past President
  • Friends of the Greenville Zoo - Past President
  • Greenville Zoo Educational Foundation - Treasurer
  • Leadership Greenville Graduate
  • Second Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC - Elder
  • Blue Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America, Executive Board Member
  • Trail Life USA Advisor, Troop SC 41



  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 25257
  • Certified Public Accountant - SC - 1392

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