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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Tax Services
  • Real Estate

Industries Served

  • Real Estate

JOdi Bloom-Piccione
CPA, MS, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3207     Email: jbloom@rem-co.com

Jodi Bloom-Piccione is a tax partner at Raich Ende Malter & Co, LLP. She joined the firm’s Long Island office in 1996 and has over 25 years of public accounting experience. She specializes in providing tax consulting and advisory services to clients in the real estate industry and high net worth individuals. Jodi was an honoree at the Long Island Power Women in Business STAR Network event in December 2015.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Women Economic Developers of Long Island (WEDLI)

Publications and Presentations

  • Jodi has given numerous presentations on the IRS's new Tangible Property Regulations, including talks for the NYSSCPA and the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSSCPA)

Education

  • SUNY Albany - Master of Science in Taxation
  • SUNY Albany - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Personal Advisory
  • Estate and Gift Planning
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Domestic Taxation

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

Louis G. Borodinsky
CPA, JD, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 4612     Email: lborodinsky@rem-co.com

Louis is a partner in our New York City office. He is a certified public accountant licensed in the states of New York and New Jersey. He also is an attorney admitted to the bar to practice law in those states. Louis has over 25 years of experience in individual, estate and trust income taxation, estate and trust administration including estate tax returns and fiduciary accounting, estate and gift tax planning and other related family office matters. Louis also assists high net worth clients in investment management and planning.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and Ne w York State
  • Licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York State
  • Series 7 and insurance-licensed

Education

  • Seton Hall Law School – Juris Doctor
  • Rutgers University
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • SEC Practice

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Franchising
  • Construction
  • Technology

Gigi Boudreaux
CPA, MBA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3213     Email: gboudreaux@rem-co.com

Gigi Boudreaux is a tax partner in the firm’s Long Island office, primarily serving small business clients operating in the real estate, distribution, manufacturing, and construction industries. Gigi has extensive experience representing clients before the IRS and state taxing authorities.

Gigi joined REM in 1996, after working for Big Four and other national accounting firms. She has broad experience in a variety of tax areas. Gigi is an active member of the Massapequa community, serving with the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and St. Rose of Lima Church.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Member of Moxxie Network and Mentoring Foundation
  • Biltmore Shores Civic Association (Board Member)

Publications and Presentations

  • "Firm Commitment to Women," Long Island Business News, January 9, 2017
  • Quoted in “Accountants face multitude of multi-state issues,” Long Island Business News, July 2, 2014

Education

  • Fordham University - Master of Business Administration
  • Fordham University - Master of Taxation
  • University of Pennsylvania - Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis

Industries Served

  • Construction
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing and Distribution

John Boykas
CPA, Partner-in-charge of construction practice

100 Campus Drive, Suite 106, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: 973-267-4200 Ext. 5116     Email: jboykas@rem-co.com

John Boykas joined Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP as a partner in the New Jersey office in 2012. He has over thirty years of experience in public accounting servicing clients in the construction, printing, technology, manufacturing and distribution industries.

John started his career in public accounting at Price Waterhouse over thirty years ago. In 1994, he established Boykas & Company, a public accounting firm focused on construction, printing and technology clients. In 2007, John merged his firm into Goldstein Lieberman & Company LLC. As a partner, John helped grow that practice to the 15th largest firm in New Jersey.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Education

  • Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • SEC Practice
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Audit and Accounting
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Industries Served

  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale

Angelo Ciullo
CPA, CFSA, CM&A, Partner

100 Campus Drive, Suite 106, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: 973-267-4200 Ext. 5129     Email: aciullo@rem-co.com

Angelo Ciullo is an audit partner with particular expertise in the areas of initial public offerings, public company audits, compliance reporting for broker-dealers, and hedge funds. He also has extensive experience in consulting owners of closely-held businesses in various industries and provides tax advisory services to high net worth clients. Angelo is currently a director of the New Jersey State Society of CPAs Audit Committee.

Prior to joining REM, Angelo was a partner at Trien Rosenberg Weinberg Ciullo & Fazzari, LLP.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) – President, Union County chapter, currently active on several committees
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • National Litigation Support Services Association (NLSSA)
  • National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
  • National Association of Financial Services Auditors (NAFSA)
  • Alliance Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

Education

  • Seton Hall University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Litigation Support
  • Management Consulting

Industries Served

  • Franchising
  • Manufacturing and Distribution

Candice E. Cleaver
CPA, CFE, CGMA, Partner-in-charge of litigation support

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3242     Email: ccleaver@rem-co.com

Candice Cleaver joined Raich Ende Malter in 2006. She provides clients with business management solutions, litigation services, and due diligence services. She also oversees audit, compilation, review, and accounting services for clients in various industries, such as manufacturing-distribution and franchising.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Suffolk County Chapter's Accounting and Auditing Committee
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Education

  • Salem International University - Bachelor of Science in Business Management, specialization in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Tax
  • Small Business Solutions
  • Audit and Accounting

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Manufacturing and Wholesale
  • Technology

Keith J. deVisser
CPA, partner-in-charge of Business Solutions

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2579     Email: kdevisser@rem-co.com

Keith brings thirty years of experience to clients across a range of industries, from the garment industry and jewelry exchange to audit services for co-ops and condominiums. Keith was a partner of Stein deVisser & Mintz, which merged with REM in 2016. Prior to that, he worked in the emerging business development area for two local New Jersey CPA firms, as well as serving on the staff of the accounting information department of a large New Jersey computer software distributor. Keith is a member of REM's Executive Committee.

 

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • Licensed CPA in both New York State and New Jersey

Education

  • Rutgers University - Bachelor of Science
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Business Advisory
  • Domestic Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Personal and Family Wealth Management
  • Estates and Trusts

Industries Served

  • Distribution and Wholesale
  • Professional Service Firms
  • High Net Worth Individuals

Ellis Ende
CPA, Managing Partner and partner-in-charge of business advisory services

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3206     Email: eende@rem-co.com

Ellis Ende joined the firm in 1980. Ellis has experience in nearly every facet of accounting, financial management, and advisory services, representing a diverse list of clients involved in real estate, the garment industry, manufacturing, distribution, and professional services. 

Ellis has represented businesses and individuals before the Internal Revenue Service and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. He has negotiated credit facilities on behalf of his clients and assisted clients with their transition from generation to generation. Ellis is the managing partner of REM and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • C.W. Post Center of Long Island University’s School of Professional Accountancy – Advisory Board (past)
  • Fundraising committees for numerous charitable organizations, including Cancer Care and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

Education

  • Queens College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Business Consulting
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Litigation Support

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution and Wholesale
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

Elaine Fazzari
CPA, Partner-in-charge of AUDIT,  ACCOUNTING, AND BENEFIT PLANS

100 Campus Drive, Suite 106, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: 973-267-4200 Ext. 5124     Email: efazzari@rem-co.com

Elaine has over 30 years of experience in providing accounting, auditing and business consulting to both privately held and publicly traded companies. She has extensive experience in auditing real estate entities in the development, syndication, and operation phases, as well as in the areas of manufacturing, service and distribution industries. Her experience also encompasses advising real estate and commercial companies on issues affecting initial public offerings and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She is a member of REM's Executive Committee.

Elaine has provided litigation support services, has served as an expert witness and was a member of the National Litigation Support Services Association. Prior to joining the firm, Elaine was a partner at Trien Rosenberg Weinberg Ciullo & Fazzari, LLP.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) – Director of Morris/Sussex Chapter; Committee on Cooperation with Educational Institutions; Committee to Confer with Bench and Bar
  • National Litigation Support Services Association
  • Licensed to practice in the states of New Jersey and New York  
  • Morris Museum Advisory Board

Presentations

  • "Financial Statement Analysis" - New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, Essex Chapter

Education

  • Rutgers University - Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Business Advisory
  • Personal Advisory

Industries Served

  • Distribution and Wholesale
  • Franchising
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Technology

Steven P. Garofalo
CPA, MS, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3223     Email: sgarofalo@rem-co.com

Steven Garofalo has over 25 years of tax and accounting experience specializing in corporate taxation for both publicly traded and privately held corporations in various industries. Steven’s experience also includes taxation for consolidated corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and high net individuals.  He also assist clients on matters such as corporate acquisitions, disposition, tax provisions, multi-state taxation, tax examinations, tax research and planning, and ownership change for loss companies.

Prior to joining REM, he held positions such as tax partner with a medium-sized CPA firm and a senior tax manager at an international accounting firm.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Suffolk County Chapter's General Taxation Committee Co-Chair (past)

Education

  • Pace University - Master of Science in Taxation
  • Dowling College - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Tax Services
  • International Tax Services
  • Personal and Family Financial Management

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products
  • Real Estate

Lisa S. Goldman
CPA, TEP, Partner-in-Charge of International Tax and Personal Advisory

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 4614     Email: lgoldman@rem-co.com

Lisa S. Goldman has over 20 years of experience serving Fortune 500 corporations and privately-owned companies in the real estate, manufacturing, and consumer products industries. She specializes in international taxation and in providing services for high net worth individuals and their businesses.

Lisa began her career with Price Waterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young, and later was a partner in a Cleveland, Ohio CPA firm. Lisa also worked in the private sector as the Principal International Tax Analyst for Timken Corporation, a $2 billion manufacturer, for whom she traveled to China, Japan, and Mexico on international acquisition and restructuring projects. Lisa has lectured at Cleveland State University and is a speaker at international tax conferences.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York and Ohio
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • International Tax Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax Division
  • Co-Chair of NYSSCPA 2015 International Tax Conference

Publications and Presentations

  • "Major New Reporting Requirements for Foreign-Owned Single-Member LLCs," Tax Stringer, March 2017
  • “Obama’s Budget Proposal to Tax Unrepatriated Foreign Earnings,” Tax Stringer, March, 2015
  • Authored chapter in New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Guide to International Taxation, New York State Society of CPAs, November, 2014
  • “Fin Cen Introduces New Form Covering Spouses and Third Parties,” Tax Stringer, September, 2013
  • “Feared PFIC Regs Gets New Twist,” Tax Stringer, March, 2014

Education

  • Ohio State University - Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Akron - Master of Taxation
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Quality Control
  • Compliance
  • Risk Management

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

Howard Horton
CPA, MBA, Principal

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3287     Email: hhorton@rem-co.com

Howard Horton has over 40 years’ experience in public accounting, with extensive knowledge of auditing standards, business and personal taxation, and financial reporting. Howard frequently presents firm-wide training programs, and is also responsible for all aspects of quality control, including engagement and performance review, consultation, and monitoring changes in accounting and auditing standards.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Technical Reviewers Group

Education

  • Baruch College (CUNY) - Master of Business Administration
  • Queens College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Economics
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Attest
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Business and Individual Taxation
  • Businesses with International Activities/Locations

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Professional Service Firms and Service Industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Closely-Held Businesses

Lily Hui
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2555     Email: lhui@rem-co.com

Lily Hui has over 25 years of audit, accounting, and tax experience in providing audit, review, compilation, and business consultation and planning to a wide variety of industries, particularly closely- and privately-held companies. Lily also specializes in providing attest services to employee benefit plans, primarily 401(k) plans, profit-sharing plans, and defined benefit plans. 

Lily assists clients with tax planning, financial and tax forecasts, as well as taxation matters as they relate to S corporations, partnerships and individuals. Prior to joining Raich Ende Malter in January 2015, Lily was a partner at a national accounting firm ranked among the top 20 in the nation.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • NYSSCPA Employee Benefit Committee – Manhattan Chapter
  • Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC), Northeast Region
  • Asian Women in Business
  • Asian American Real Estate Association

Education

  • Baruch College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • SEC Audits
  • Audit and Accounting
  • Financial Statement Services

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Construction

Michael T. Joy
CPA, Partner-in-charge of SEC PRactice

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3272     Email: mjoy@rem-co.com

Michael specializes in providing audit, review, and compilation services for closely-held and not-for-profit companies in commercial and residential real estate, not-for-profit, distribution and wholesale, and technology industries.

Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Michael spent over three years as the Chief Financial Officer of a closely-held health care provider, approximately one year at a large regional accounting firm, and five years at a small regional accounting firm, servicing both for-profit and not-for-profit entities, mostly in the health care industry.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Co-Chair, Suffolk Chapter Accounting and Auditing Committee

Education

  • State University of New York at Old Westbury - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Professional Standards
  • Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Control

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

Craig L. Kanzel
CPA, Partner-in-charge of Quality Control

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2413     Email: ckanzel@rem-co.com

As the partner in charge of the Quality Control Department, Craig is responsible for its oversight and direction. Craig is also a member of the firm’s audit and accounting committee and its audit training committee.  He has over twenty five years of public accounting experience serving a variety of industries.

Craig provides consultation to firm professionals on complex accounting and engagement performance matters, monitors standard setting activities and works to ensure compliance with all relevant professional standards that relate to the firm’s attest practice. Craig has authored articles addressing topics such as the newly proposed revenue recognition standard and the AICPA’s clarified auditing standards. He is a frequent presenter at firm-wide training events on a variety of topics, including professional standards, fair value accounting, consolidation accounting, and revenue recognition. Prior to joining REM, Craig was a member of the National Office of Audit Quality and Professional Practice at a KPMG, in addition to having been an audit partner at RSM.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in New Jersey and New York State
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Financial Accounting Standards Committee (past)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Publications

  • “AICPA Clarifies U.S. Auditing Standards,” Rothstein Kass, 2012

Education

  • Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Tax Planning
  • Business Advisory

Industries Served

  • Professional Service Firms
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

Cornelius V. Kilbane
CPA, Partner-in-charge of Professional Service Firms, NYC Office managing partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2403     Email: nkilbane@rem-co.com

Neal Kilbane oversees the firm’s offices in New York City (Broadway location) and New Jersey. He has over 30 years of experience in both public practice and private industry and services clients in many industries, both domestically and internationally, and provides a depth of understanding to the business approach of auditing, tax planning and strategic advisory services. He is a member of REM's Executive Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Neal was a founding partner at a regional accounting firm.

Neal specializes in serving clients in financial services (brokers/dealers, hedge funds, investment advisors), real estate, professional services, and not-for-profit industries. Neal has also provided litigation support services related to matters involving investigations of broker/dealers and hedge funds being conducted by the SEC and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and representing malpractice insurers covering accounting firms in malpractice claims matters.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • PrimeGlobal - North America Board Member
  • Irish Repertory Theatre, Inc. - Board of Directors, Finance Committee
  • Long Island Museum of Science and Technology (LIMSAT) - Treasurer
  • Served on NYSSCPA’s Stock Brokerage committee and on several committees of the association’s Nassau County chapter

Education

  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Business Administration
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Domestic Taxation
  • Compliance

Industries Served

  • Law Firms
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Coops and Condominiums
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Manufacturing

Christina Labita
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3209     Email: clabita@rem-co.com

Christina Labita is the Partner-in-Charge of REM's Professional Service Firm practice. Tina has over 25 years of experience in public accounting, and provides audit, compilation, review, and accounting services to clients in a broad range of industries. She specializes in building long-lasting client relationships. Tina’s hands-on approach enables her to serve the needs of clients in a timely and professional manner.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Moxxie Network, a women's business community

Education

  • Long Island University, C.W. Post - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Tax
  • International Tax
  • Personal Advisory

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Hospitality

Kenneth A. Lindenbaum
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3258     Email: klindenbaum@rem-co.com

Ken Lindenbaum joined REM as a tax partner in 2001. Formerly a senior manager in the middle-market tax practice of Deloitte, Kenny has over two decades of broad experience in federal and state taxation, with a concentration in individual, partnership, LLC, and S corporation taxation.

Kenny’s areas of expertise also include real estate and entertainment management, as well as foreign businesses and individuals doing business in the United States.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Laura Rosenberg Foundation (Board Member)

Education

  • Baruch College (CUNY) - Master of Science in Taxation
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Individual Taxation
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Research

Industries Served

  • Professional Service Firms - Entertainment Management
  • High Net Worth Individuals

Michael Lipsky
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3205     Email: mlipsky@rem-co.com

Michael joined REM as a tax partner in 2007. Prior to that, he was a partner in Lipsky and Miller, Certified Public Accountants, where he specialized in planning for high net worth individuals, tax research, and representation in connection with federal, state and local income tax and sales tax examinations. He has over 35 years of tax experience, including 15 years as a partner in a medium-sized New York City accounting firm and eight years with the Internal Revenue Service.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Financial Projections
  • SEC Practice

Industries Served

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Real Estate

Glen Malings
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3266     Email: gmalings@rem-co.com

Glen Malings primarily serves clients in the technology, distribution, manufacturing, and government sectors, as well as SEC clients. Glen oversees the firm’s training programs and is actively involved in our recruiting and mentoring.

Glen works on a variety of accounting and auditing engagements, assisting clients with financial projections and tax accruals. An avid outdoorsman and athlete, Glen successfully competes in triathlons and is active in the Long Island Orienteering Club.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Mensa International

Education

  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Computer Science (equivalent)
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Taxation
  • Domestic Tax
  • International Tax

Industries Served

  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • High Net Worth Individuals

Norman Malter
CPA, Partner Emeritus

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2466     Email: nmalter@rem-co.com

Norman Malter became a partner in 1970 with the predecessor firm that merged into REM in 1984. Norman served as partner-in-charge of the firm's tax services for 30 years. His clients are in the financial services, real estate, manufacturing, and food service industries. His areas of expertise include international and multi-state taxes for large corporations and high net-worth individuals.

Norman is retired from the Army Military Police Reserves and resides in New York City with his family.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Attest
  • Financial Projections
  • SEC Practice

Industries Served

  • Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing and Distribution

Howard T. Mann
CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Technology

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3261     Email: hmann@rem-co.com

Howard Mann has nearly 20 years of experience in audit and review, due diligence, and business consulting engagements for closely-held and publicly-traded companies in the technology sector, as well as commercial real estate, wholesale product distribution, and manufacturing. Howard is a member of the firm’s SEC Practice Group, providing audit, quarterly review, and acquisition-related services to publicly-traded entities.

Howard plays a key role in REM’s assurance services department, where he is responsible for establishing policies and procedures and overseeing and coordinating client services, including consulting, compliance, and planning. He is active in the firm’s recruiting, training, and mentoring programs.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Hofstra University Alumni Association

Education

  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Business Administration
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Planning
  • Business Advisory

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Distribution and Wholesale
  • Professional Service Firms

David Maybaum
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3208     Email: dmaybaum@rem-co.com

Dave Maybaum has over 40 years of experience working with small business owners and family owned businesses operating in the healthcare, professional service firms, and manufacturing/distribution and wholesale industries. Dave assists clients with budgets, cash flow forecasting, and strategic planning and performance.

Prior to joining REM, Dave and his daughter, Michele, co-founded their own firm, which they ran for over 25 years.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor
  • Licensed to practice in Georgia and New York State

Education

  • Baruch College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Individual Taxation
  • Business Taxation
  • Small Businesses
  • Cloud-Based Accounting Systems

Industries Served

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing-Wholesale
  • Retail
  • E-Commerce
  • Restaurants
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
  • Financing
  • Professional Service Firms

Michele Maybaum
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2519     Email: mmaybaum@rem-co.com

Michele Maybaum brings more than 25 years of expertise to a growing client base of closely-held and family-owned businesses. She focuses on outsource CFO services, profitability consulting, and business solutions. Prior to joining REM, Michele co-founded her own firm with her father, David, which they ran together for 20 years.

Michele works to develop a collaborative approach to supporting client needs and develops long-term client relationships. Her passion for building success is focused on providing insights for managing her clients’ businesses by establishing systems and processes that will improve their profitability and long-term success. She provides her clients with valuable guidance on financial best practices to help them grow their businesses, meet their goals, and plan for future exit strategies.  Michele is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Financial Women’s Association (FWA)
  • Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation (WCEC) - Member of Board of Directors & Treasurer
  • Women’s President Organization (WPO)
  • Certified Professional Behavior Analyst (DISC Profile Model of Personality Behavior)

Education

  • SUNY Albany School of Business - Bachelor of Business Administration “Cum Laude”
  • New York University - Certificate in Human Relations
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Advisory 

Industries Served

  • Family-Owned Businesses
  • Closely-Held Businesses

Philip Mintz
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2587     Email: pmintz@rem-co.com

Phil has four decades of experience in public accounting. He specializes in providing tax planning, retirement planning, and estate planning to small and large family-owned businesses. Phil provides clients in a broad range of industries with strategic tax advice and business guidance. He maintains solid, longstanding relationships with his clients. In his spare time, Phil enjoys traveling and photography.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Tax Division
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • Long Island University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Personal and Family Wealth Management
  • Estates and Trusts

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Importing
  • Professional Service Firms

Marc Passman
CPA, Principal

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3316     Email: mpassman@rem-co.com

Marc Passman joined REM as a tax principal in 2005. His clients include large and small corporations, partnerships, individuals, estates, and trusts. Marc has over 30 years of experience in helping clients navigate complex tax issues.

Marc has conducted numerous tax seminars for professional accounting organizations, as well as conducted CPE classes.

 

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Municipal and Local Taxation Committee (past)

Education

  • Brooklyn College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Finance and Strategic Services
  • Business Advisory

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Family Businesses
  • Professional Services

Charles Raich
CPA, Founding Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 4601     Email: craich@rem-co.com

Charles Raich founded Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP in 1972. He has been a leader in accounting and business advisory services for over 40 years. Through his knowledge of the accounting profession and keen focus on client services, he has strategically grown the operation from a three-person accounting firm to one of the 25 largest independent firms in the New York metropolitan area.

Under Mr. Raich's leadership, the firm experienced extensive growth by strategically providing companies of all sizes and industries with efficient and cost-effective accounting, financial management, and advisory services. His own specialties include working with real estate owners and developers, high net-worth individuals, family businesses, and professional services.

Early in his career, Mr. Raich worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers' predecessor Lybrand, Ross Brothers & Montgomery, and Gruntal & Co.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Feinstein Institute for Medical Research – Board of Directors
  • Long Island Museum of Science and Technology (LIMSAT) – Treasurer
  • Nathan’s Famous – Corporate Board

Education

  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Personal Advisory
  • Domestic Taxation
  • Trust and Estate Administration

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Closely-Held Businesses

Michael J. Romeo
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 4508     Email: mromeo@rem-co.com

Michael brings over thirty years of public accounting experience to his clients, specializing in providing family office services for high net worth individuals and their businesses. He is a member of REM's Executive Committee. Prior to joining REM, Michael spent nearly 30 years with Behan, Ling & Ruta (BLR). He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co.

With BLR, Michael was an integral part of that firm's evolution and growth, overseeing operations and managing all business development efforts. He also developed a small payroll practice into a profitable and well-known business in the industry.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • Manhattan College - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Business Advisory
  • Domestic Taxation

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Real Estate
  • High Net Worth Individuals

Michael Rosengarten
CPA, CGMA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3317     Email: mrosengarten@rem-co.com

Mike is a partner in REM’s attestation practice group. With over 25 years of public accounting experience, he has managed all aspects of accounting, auditing, and tax planning for a wide variety of industries. Mike takes a leadership role, serving internally on the firm’s Mentor, Recruiting, Professional Development, and Marketing Committees.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Medical and Other Professionals Committee (past)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Publications and Presentations

  • “Ones to Watch in Accounting” – Long Island Business News, January 2013

Education

  • SUNY Oswego - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Attest
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Industries Served

  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing

Gary Seidner
CPA, PFS, CEA, Partner-in-charge of Hospitality

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2409     Email: gseidner@rem-co.com

Gary brings his clients over 35 years of public accounting experience in audits, compilations, and reviews for a broad range of clients throughout the hospitality industry, as well as real estate, construction, and manufacturing. Gary also conducts tax certiorari audits of New York City real estate properties. In the tax arena, Gary has experience in estate planning for high net worth clients and IRC Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges totaling over $400M.

In keeping with his full-service philosophy, Gary also provides tax preparation services for corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and trusts. He joined REM in 2005.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • Long Island University - Master of Science in Accounting
  • Brooklyn College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Financial Statement Services

Industries Served

  • Retail and Consumer Products
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Real Estate

Barry Sorkin
CPA, CGMA, Partner-in-charge of retail and consumer products

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3273     Email: bsorkin@rem-co.com

Barry Sorkin is an audit partner in the firm’s Long Island office. He joined the firm as an intern in 2003 and went full-time in 2005 after graduating college. With over a decade of public accounting experience, Barry is the youngest partner in the firm’s history.

Barry provides audit, compilation, review, investment write-ups, and accounting services to clients in a diverse range of industries, as well as assisting not-for-profit organizations and government agencies.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA)
  • Advisory Board of Wide Side Right Side Ltd., a men's accessory company

Education

  • SUNY Albany - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • International Taxation

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Retail and Consumer Products
  • Real Estate
  • Construction

Mitchell Sorkin
CPA, MBA, PFS, CEA, Partner-in-charge of Domestic taxation

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2467     Email: msorkin@rem-co.com

Mitchell has over 30 years of experience in wealth and business management, as well as personal financial, corporate, individual, trust, estate, partnership, investment, and international planning. His clients include high net worth individuals, import and export businesses, personal service firms, and manufacturers. 

Mitchell holds a Certificate in Educational Achievement in Business Evaluations, as well as the AICPA Personal Financial Specialist designation. He is a frequent writer and lecturer on domestic and international taxation, business management, and wealth management topics.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - International Taxation Committee (former chair)
  • Licensed to practice in California and New York State

Education

  • Baruch College (CUNY) - Master of Business Administration in Taxation
  • Queens College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Business Advisory
  • Litigation Support

Industries Served

  • Financial Services
  • Broker-Dealers
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Advisors
  • Not-for-Profit

Lawrence M. Statsky
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2423     Email: lstatsky@rem-co.com

Lawrence Statsky is a partner in the firm’s financial services group. He has over 40 years of public and private accounting experience. Larry specializes in providing audit, tax, and advisory services to various entities such as broker-dealers, hedge funds, and investment advisors.

Most recently, Larry served as the Chief Administrative Officer of a $24 billion, multi-strategy hedge fund. He was responsible for various functions within the organization, including accounting, operations, tax, and human resources. Larry was also a member of the company’s executive committee. Previous to his CAO experience, Larry was a partner at a Big Four accounting firm, where he helped establish and co-lead the firm’s New York Hedge Fund practice.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • Queens College (CUNY) - Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale

Robert Stein
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2595     Email: rstein@rem-co.com

Bob has nearly four decades of experience in tax accounting and estate planning. He handles corporate and individual taxation, specializing on multi-state taxation and international taxation as it affects both businesses and individuals. Prior to joining REM, Bob was the founding partner of Stein deVisser & Mintz.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • Licensed CPA in both New York State and New Jersey

Education

  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - Bachelor of Science
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Personal Advisory

Industries Served

  • Financial Services
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale

Frederick A. Steinmann
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2468     Email: fsteinmann@rem-co.com

Fred Steinmann joined REM in 2011. He has over 30 years of accounting and tax experience in both public accounting and private industry. Prior to joining the firm, Fred spent 17 years as Vice President – Taxes for The Nielsen Company. Prior to that, he had his own tax practice and worked at “Big 4” accounting firms.  Fred has extensive experience in all aspects of entity taxation in the federal, state, local, and international areas, including compliance, research and planning, tax controversy, and accounting for income taxes.  Fred provides tax services to clients in diversified industries, including financial services, media and business information and professional services.  He also works with many foreign-owned U.S. businesses.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Tax Executives Institute (TEI) - (former)

Education

  • University of Illinois - Master of Science of Accounting
  • Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Compliance, Risk, and Due Diligence

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Franchising
  • Employee Stock Option Plans

Howard Tatz
CPA, PArtner-in-Charge of Manufacturing, Wholesale, Distribution, and Franchising

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3204     Email: htatz@rem-co.com

Howard joined REM in 1983 and was named partner in 1997. He specializes in large, privately-held companies in the food distribution, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and service industries. Howard also has extensive experience in franchising and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). For over 30 years, Howard has advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and succession planning.

Howard began his career working for an accounting firm serving New York City’s garment center, then moved on to working with clients in the transportation industry. He is also a frequent lecturer and contributor to articles on topics such as current accounting and audit principles and trends within the distribution, wholesale, and franchise industries. Howard is a member of REM's Executive Committee.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Licensed to practice in New York State and New Jersey

Publications and Presentations

  • “The Real Cost of Franchising Your Business” – quoted, AllBusiness.com, July 28, 2011
  • So You Want to Franchise - quoted, Entrepreneur Press, 2008

Education

  • SUNY Binghamton - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Tax Planning

Industries Served

  • Real Estate

James Tenzer
ESQuire, Principal

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3211     Email: jtenzer@rem-co.com

James Tenzer is a principal with Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, he was in private practice. Mr. Tenzer specializes in federal, state, and local tax planning – including income, gift, and inheritance taxes. His primary industry expertise is real estate.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School - Juris Doctor
  • New York University School of Commerce - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • Personal Advisory
  • Business Advisory

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Technology

Brian Thaw
CPA, Partner

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3303     Email: bthaw@rem-co.com

Brian Thaw provides tax and business advisory services to a diverse range of clients. With over fifteen years of experience working with high net worth individuals and their businesses, partnerships, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, and foundations, Brian provides strategic advice on entity structuring, tax planning, and merger and acquisition assistance.

Brian has significant experience in the representation of individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. Prior to joining REM, Brian worked for a Long Island-based accounting firm that specialized in domestic tax issues.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • Long Island University - Master of Science in Taxation
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Domestic Taxation
  • Business Advisory
  • Personal Advisory
  • Trusts and Estates

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • High Net Worth Families
  • Media and Publishing
  • Investment Management

Thomas Turrin
CPA, Partner-in-charge of high net worth family practice

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2404     Email: tturrin@rem-co.com

Tom has over thirty years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in servicing clients in the New York City residential and commercial real estate industry, ultra-high net worth families and their closely-held businesses, publishing and media companies, investment management, private educational institutions, professional service firms, and not-for-profit organizations. 

Tom's clients include middle-market multi-generational businesses, as well as start-up companies. His expertise includes tax planning and tax saving strategies, estate planning, business succession planning, and transaction structuring. Tom also represents clients in federal and state tax examinations. Tom began his career in the New York office of a national firm and had a private practice in New York City for many years prior to joining Raich Ende Malter & Co., LLP.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Grove School (Madison, CT) - Advisory Board

Education

  • Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Personal Advisory
  • Wealth Preservation and Asset Protection Planning
  • Fiduciary Accounting

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Real Estate

Roberto Viceconte
CPA, JD, LL.m, CFP, Partner-in-charge of trusts and estates

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2480     Email: rviceconte@rem-co.com

Roberto has been providing private client services to high net worth clients for over twenty years. Roberto's practice is concentrated in the areas of financial planning, asset protection planning, and income and estate tax planning for high net worth individuals, including structuring sophisticated wealth transfer plans. He also advises fiduciaries in administering estates and trusts, including income, estate, and gift tax return compliance and fiduciary accounting. 

Roberto writes frequently on estate and financial matters and has had articles published in various trade journals. He has been quoted in Time Magazine, Money Magazine, The New York Times, Forbes, and other professional publications.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - former co-Chair, Estate and Financial Planning Committee
  • New York State Bar Association - Trusts and Estates and Taxation sections
  • American Red Cross (Nassau County) - former Treasurer, former member, Board of Directors
  • Mercy College - Adjunct Professor of Business Law
  • Pace University - Instructor, Financial Planner Program

Education

  • Boston University School of Law - LL.M in Taxation
  • St. John's University School of Law - Juris Doctor
  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Business Advisory
  • Governance

Industries Served

  • Social Service Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Real Estate
  • Law Firms
  • Apparel and Textile Manufacturing

Barry Wechsler
CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Not-for-Profit

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2408     Email: bwechsler@rem-co.com

Barry Wechsler is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Not-for-Profit practice. For the past 20 years, Barry has provided consultations for not-for-profit organizations on matters such as board governance, cost allocation plans, management, and financing. His focus is on not-for-profits who are social service providers, educational institutions, and supportive housing. He also provides audit and management advisory services to a variety of clients in industries such as apparel and textile manufacturing, real estate, and law firms.

Barry is actively involved in educational outreach, even providing pro bono work for not-for-profit organizations and educational institutions.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Medical and Other Professionals Committee (past)
  • Daniel Pearl Education Center - Education Vice President
  • Temple B'nai Shalom (East Brunswick, NJ) - Financial Secretary and President

Education

  • State University of New York at New Paltz - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Financial Statement Services
  • Cost Segregation Analysis
  • Purchase Price Allocation

Industries Served

  • Real Estate
  • Condominiums and Coops
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Professional Service Firms

Larry Wilk
CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3238     Email: lwilk@rem-co.com

Larry Wilk has 40 years of public accounting experience, specializing in commercial and residential real estate. Larry counts some of New York City's most famous buildings as his clients. He also provides audit and advisory services to select manufacturing and distribution clients, as well as professional service firms.

Larry is an REM "lifer," having begun his career at Raich Ende Malter after graduating college, where he rapidly scaled the ranks to become a partner in 1985. He serves on REM's Executive Committee, and plays an active role on several of the firm's committees.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Real Estate Board of New York

Education

  • SUNY Binghamton School of Management - Bachelor of Science
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Individual Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Fiduciary Accounting

Industries Served

  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Closely-Held Businesses

Jingxia Zeng
CPA, Principal

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 4633     Email: jzeng@rem-co.com

Jingxia brings her clients over 15 years of public accounting experience in individual, estate, and trust income taxation; estate and trust administration, including estate tax returns and fiduciary accountings; estate and gift tax planning; and related family office matters.

Prior to joining REM, Jingxia worked in the tax department of a regional accounting firm in New York City.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Education

  • St. John's University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
 
 
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Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Domestic Taxation

Industries Served

  • HUD Real Estate
  • Conventional Real Estate
  • Professional Service Firms
  • High Net Worth Individuals

Jack Zuckerman
CPA, Partner

1375 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-944-4433 Ext. 2410     Email: jzuckerman@rem-co.com

Jack has over 35 years of private and public accounting experience in varied industries, including HUD real estate, conventional real estate, law firms, professional services and wholesale and distribution industries. Prior to joining REM, he was a partner in a small New York City public firm.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Affordable Housing Association of Certified Public Accountants (AHACPA)
  • East Meadow Public Library - Treasurer
  • Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow - Treasurer

Education

  • Hofstra University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting