February 01, 2012
Marcum LLP Merges In Connecticut Accounting Firm, Konowitz, Kahn & Company
Growth Continues as North Haven, CT Firm joins the New England practice of Marcum
New Haven, CT - Marcum LLP, a national independent public accounting and advisory firm, announced the merging in of the Connecticut accounting, tax and consulting firm of Konowitz, Kahn & Company, P.C. All seven partners and thirty employees from Konowitz, Kahn & Co. will join the New England practice of Marcum and will work out of Marcum’s New Haven office.
As one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with an expanding global footprint, Marcum LLP is a true middle-market alternative to the “Big 4” firms. Established in 1951, Marcum offers the resources of more than 1,100 professionals and 150 partners with full service offices strategically located in major business markets throughout the world.
Started in 1936 as a sole proprietorship, Konowitz, Kahn & Company, P.C. had grown into a leading provider of the highest quality, partner-managed professional accounting, audit, tax services, and management consulting services to clients in the middle market. The firm served closely held mid-market businesses in diverse industries, locally and globally.
"Having done business in each other’s backyards for 30 years, I’ve known of the high quality work performed by the Partners at Konowitz, Kahn for a long time. I am excited to welcome those same partners into the Marcum organization as well as into our New England offices," remarked Anthony P. Scillia, Partner in Charge of Marcum’s New England region. "The Konowitz, Kahn group brings a suite of complementary services that will increase our ability to service the New England marketplace, and, most importantly, all of our clients."
"Our objective in finding the right firm to partner with was one whose culture paralleled ours in providing professional, high quality service to our clients, and complemented our existing specialties," said Armand E. Rossi, managing partner of Konowitz, Kahn & Company, P.C. "Marcum stood out to our partner group as the quality firm that can provide the resources to enable us to meet the growing needs of our clients and opportunities to service clients previously beyond our reach," Rossi added. "I look forward to working with this talented group of professionals as one firm."
"Konowitz, Kahn & Co. brings years of experience, quality, and excellent client service to Marcum. This combination of Firms is a dynamic step in the overall Marcum growth strategy in New England," stated Jeffrey M. Weiner, Managing Partner of Marcum LLP.
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.