Office Managing Partner, KPMG US
Yesenia (Yessi) Scheker Izquierdo
Office Managing Partner
Yessi is the KPMG New York Office Managing Partner and New York Market Hub Leader, responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s strategic direction in its largest market. She provides leadership oversight of the four offices in the metro New York area including New York, Short Hills, Stamford, and Long Island across Audit, Advisory and Tax.
Yessi is a Tax partner with more than 20 years of experience serving clients in the asset management and private equity real estate industry, providing tax and advisory services to global asset managers and various real estate, construction, hospitality and infrastructure clients.
An advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion, Yessi formed the KPMG Women in Real Estate Steering Committee in 2017, partnering with the KPMG Board Leadership Center to develop board readiness programs for industry executives. Yessi serves on the board of directors of the United Way of New York City and is a member of the Partnership for New York City. She has been active in the American Heart Association and KPMG Family for Literacy. She is also a member of the Development and Advancement Committee for the KPMG Accelerate 2025 Taskforce. Yessi was named one of Crain’s New York Business 2023 Women of Influence, 2018 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting, and New York Real Estate Journal’s 2019 Women in Real Estate.