About John

John Hughes is a partner in the New York City office of Marcum LLP. As a member of the Firm’s Assurance and SEC practice groups, Mr. Hughes has extensive experience working with public and private companies in the areas of accounting, auditing, advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, capital financing transactions and business restructuring. He has developed a reputation for successfully guiding clients through the intricacies of complex accounting and reporting issues, closing mergers, acquisitions and capital financing transactions.

Mr. Hughes primarily works with mid to small-cap companies, many of which are involved with mergers and acquisitions and capital financing transactions. He also advises private companies going public on capital raising strategies, reverse mergers, initial public offerings and the securities registration process. Mr. Hughes has also developed an extensive understanding of capital raising strategies recently permitted under the JOBS Act, including strategies involving Regulation A+ and crowdfunding.

Mr. Hughes extends his expertise internally as a coach and mentor to the Firm’s up and coming professionals. He has developed and taught continuing education seminars on various accounting, auditing and business strategy topics. Mr. Hughes is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

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

Subject Matter Expertise

SEC Registration & Reporting
Regulation A+ Offerings
Mergers & Acquisitions
Capital Financing Transactions
Internal Controls

Practice Focus

Publicly Traded Companies
Closely Held Businesses
High Tech


Bachelor of Science, Public Accounting
Fordham University