David A. Altro

Executive Vice-President

B.A., LL.L., J.D., D.D.N., FLC, TEP

 

Email: daltro@mcacrossborder.com
Telephone: 1-877-839-7111

David A. Altro

Executive Vice-President

B.A., LL.L., J.D., D.D.N., FLC, TEP

 

Email: daltro@mcacrossborder.com
Telephone: 1-877-839-7111

David is Executive Vice-President of MCA Cross Border Advisors Inc.

David A. Altro is Executive Vice-President of MCA Cross Border Advisors and the Managing Partner of Altro LLP. With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Altro’s expertise focuses on cross border tax, estate planning and real estate for high net worth individuals. David is the author of the books Owning US Property the Canadian Way, Third Edition and his most recent book: Americans Living in Canada – Smile, The IRS is Watching You.

Mr. Altro has written articles for numerous legal and industry publications, including the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Journal, The Globe and Mail, CA Magazine, Florida Homes, Living and Investing in Florida, Quebec Bar Journal and l’Entracte, le Journal de la Chambre des Notaires. He has been interviewed and quoted in The National Post, The Montreal Gazette, The Calgary Herald and Canadian Lawyer and has appeared on television shows such as The Lang and O’Leary Exchange on CBC, Alberta Primetime on CTV Two Alberta and Shaw TV Calgary.

Mr. Altro is a frequent speaker at legal conferences such as the American Bar Association, International Tax Conference, Board of Notaries of Quebec, Quebec Professional Financial and Tax Association (APFF), Greater Miami Realtors Association, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and numerous national and international bank and industry seminars. Mr. Altro is also the legal expert on the radio show, Dollars and Sense, on CJAD 800 AM in Montreal.

Education
  • University of Montreal, 1989, D.D.N.
  • Nova Southeastern University, 1984, J.D.
  • University of Montreal, 1979, L.L.L.
  • Concordia University, 1976, B.A.
Certifications & Memberships
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of the Chambre des Notaires du Québec (CDNQ)
Bar Admissions
  • Quebec – (1980-1989)
  • Florida – 1984 to present
  • Chambre des Notaires – 1989 to present
  • Foreign Legal Consultant (FLC)
  • Canadian Legal Advisor (CLA)
Recent Articles, Media Interviews & blogs by David

Globe & Mail – Andrew Scheer is renouncing his U.S. citizenship. Here’s what Americans living in Canada should know

David Altro, Matt Altro, Alessandro Tortis were invited to prepare a special for The Globe and Mail, which was published on October 28, 2019. Their article titled “Andrew Scheer is renouncing his U.S. citizenship. Here’s what Americans living in Canada should know” the article provides an overview of dual Canadian & American citizenship, expatriation, and the process for renouncing U.S. citizenship.

CROSS BORDER PROFESSIONALS

Matt C. Altro

Matt C. Altro

President & CEO

Alex Dubrovsky

Alex Dubrovsky

Vice-President – Investment Services

Sherry Zheng

Sherry Zheng

Vice-President - Tax Services

Elena Trigiani

Elena Trigiani

Office & Marketing Manager

Jonah Ravel

Jonah Ravel

Senior Cross Border Financial Planner

Nancy Zheng

Nancy Zheng

Tax Manager

Tarun Suri

Tarun Suri

Cross Border Wealth Planner

Irina Matco

Irina Matco

Cross Border Financial Planner

Samuel Platel

Samuel Platel

Cross Border Financial Planner

Yuan Chu Zi Lao

Yuan Chu Zi Lao

Cross Border Financial Planner

Leanne Milech

Leanne Milech

Cross Border Wealth Strategist

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