October 03, 2016
Accounting Leader Margery Piercey Named Partner-in-Charge of Marcum LLP’s Boston Office
New York City, NY - Margery Piercey, a widely recognized leader in both the Massachusetts accounting industry and the national accounting profession, has been named partner-in-charge of the Boston office of Marcum LLP. She will also serve as a member of the national accounting and advisory Firm's Executive Committee. The appointment is effective immediately.
In just a few months, Marcum's Boston and Needham offices will combine under one roof in a new, state-of-the-art Boston office footprint designed to accommodate the Firm's growth in Massachusetts, create an environment that increases collaboration and efficiency, and further the Firm's success in attracting and retaining top talent. Ms. Piercey will lead the consolidated team with oversight responsibility for all client services, Firm growth, operations and staff development.
A highly accomplished accounting professional, Ms. Piercey has more than 30 years of experience, serving a diverse client base ranging from start-ups to multigenerational businesses, and partnerships to public companies and non-profit organizations. She has held senior management roles in various segments of the accounting industry and is a Board member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and past chair of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA), which named her a Woman to Watch in 2015.
Ms. Piercey specializes in audit, advisory and compliance services. Immediately prior to joining Marcum, she was leader of the Commercial Industries Audit Department at a regional accounting firm. She previously spent eight years with a "Big 4" firm and six years in industry, working in corporate financial reporting and treasury management. As an author and speaker, Ms. Piercey's portfolio of thought leadership includes corporate financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, governance, and compliance guidance.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst Isenberg School of Management, which named her Accounting Alumnus of the Year in 2004. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
An active community member in Boston and her home state of Massachusetts, Ms. Piercey has donated her expertise and philanthropy to multiple charitable organizations. Her present and past Board and advisory roles include Mass Insight Education, The Boston Foundation, Boston Symphony Orchestra, United Way of Tri-County, the Tara Bean Foundation, Family Business Association, and the Isenberg School of Management.
"Margery Piercey's outstanding track record as an accounting industry leader and her highly refined expertise in corporate reporting and assurance services will make her a tremendous new asset to Marcum's Boston clients, our Firm and our staff," said Anthony Scillia, partner-in-charge of Marcum's New England region. "We are delighted to welcome her to Marcum's leadership team, and look forward to her contributions to our clients’ business success and the future of our Firm."
Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum's managing partner, said, "Margery Piercey is singularly qualified to lead our consolidated Boston team at a strategic point in Marcum's continuing evolution in Massachusetts. She is joining the Firm at a seminal moment and will play a key role in how Marcum continues to grow and evolve in the future."
"The tremendous talent at Marcum, the eminent portfolio of clients across industries that are central to the current and future Massachusetts economy, along with the Firm's commitment to quality and service and the team’s excitement about the impending move into new workspace were undeniably compelling. I'm thrilled and honored to work with the Marcum team to build upon on the client service successes that make the profession such a rewarding career," Ms. Piercey said of her move to Marcum.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.