Marni Pankin is a Partner in the Firm’s National Alternative Investment Industry group responsible for advising clients on the formation and operation of investment funds. She assists with the Group’s administration and policy setting and provides technical support to the financial statement audit engagement team.
Ms. Pankin successfully spearheads the Firm’s Alternative Investment Group training program. She develops the curriculum and provides hedge fund training to smaller accounting firms. She is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and currently serves as the editor-in-chief for the Firm’s alternatives-focused newsletter, Private Investment Forum.
Ms. Pankin has more than 20 years experience. She began her career in the audit department of a "Big 4" accounting firm and later served as Controller for a privately-held hedge fund management firm. In addition, she remains active with her alma mater and involves the Firm with on-campus recruiting.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Peer Reviewer
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
Hedge Funds Care
Mid Island Y Jewish Community Center, K.I.S.S. Program
Articles, Seminars & Presentations
Financial Research Associates
Foundation for Accounting Education Investment Conference
Areas of Expertise
Financial Statement Audits
Portfolio Accounting Systems and Reconciliations
Back Office Operations
Private Equity Funds
Fund of Funds
Bachelor of Science, Accounting State University of New York at Albany