Cornell Co-op slates info session on land leasing

Press Release

Cornell Cooperative Extension will hold an informational meeting on leasing land for natural gas exploration, and how to best manage any money received from leasing or royalties from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Addison High School.  

The speaker is James Leonard, a licensed Certified Public Accountant and National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) Certified Minerals Manager. He is also a NARO National Board member and NARO-New York Board member and Vice-President.  Mr. Leonard’s professional practice consists primarily of natural gas lease and utility scale wind and solar power lease consulting, litigation support, management advisory services, financials and taxation.  In 2009, Mr. Leonard co-authored (along with Joseph Bennett, CPA of Cornell University) a course designed specifically for accountants dealing with the complex income and taxation issues of individual mineral rights owners.  For further information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County at 607-664-2300.