Colleen  McHugh

Co‑Partner‑in‑Charge, Alternative Investments

Tax & Business

Alternative Investments

About Colleen

Colleen McHugh is co-partner-in-charge of Marcum’s National Alternative Investment Group Tax Department.

She has more than 15 years of experience and specializes in partnership and private equity taxation. She advises private equity funds, their general partnerships, and management companies on complex tax matters. Her knowledge of partnership taxation, international tax compliance, and state and local tax compliance has been applied to private equities and their portfolio companies.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2013, Colleen spent the majority of her professional career in the private equity group of one of the “Big Four” public accounting firms. Additionally, she spent two years in Washington National Tax in a “Big Four” public accounting firm, where she specialized in partnership taxation.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • NYSSPCA Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions Committee, Vice Chair

Articles, Seminars & Presentations

  • Financial Research Associates and BNA

Partnership Taxation
Private Equity Taxation
Tax Research
Tax Compliance

Industry Focus

Private Equity Funds
Management Companies
Alternative Investments


Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting
Pace University

Masters of Science, Taxation
Pace University