January 13, 2014

Braver PC Merges Into Marcum LLP

Braver PC Merges Into Marcum LLP

New York City, NYMarcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, today announced a merger with Braver PC, a full-service regional accounting firm with offices in Needham, MA, and Providence, RI. Effective January 1, three Braver divisions, including Accounting, Business Strategies and Valuation Services, joined Marcum.

Ranked among the top firms in New England, Braver offered accounting, tax, assurance, business and consulting services to family-owned and privately-held businesses, as well as not-for-profit and governmental organizations and individuals. The Firm specialized in supporting the evolving needs of businesses and organizations as they grow.

Fourteen Braver partners and over 100 staff have joined Marcum. By adding Braver’s Needham and Providence offices to the Firm, Marcum’s New England region now has six locations. The other New England offices include Boston and Raynham, MA; and Hartford and New Haven, CT.

“Braver’s deep experience and broad services capability in the private sector complement Marcum’s strengths both regionally and nationally and bring significant additional expertise to our organization,” said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum’s Managing Partner. “Braver will be a valuable new resource for our clients and an important new asset to our New England practice.”

“Marcum’s national presence and extensive resources offer an opportunity for Braver to greatly expand the services we are able to offer our clients, while giving us the opportunity to integrate our experience into the service mix for Marcum clients. Our integration with Marcum also provides significant opportunity for growth and professional development for our staff,” said Dennis S. Pellecchia, who was Chairman, President & CEO of Braver PC. Mr. Pellecchia is now Partner-in-Charge of Marcum’s new Needham office.

“As a full-service firm and a regional leader, Braver will help strengthen our capabilities and expand our presence in New England. We are delighted to welcome Dennis Pellecchia and his team to Marcum,” said Anthony P. Scillia, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum’s New England region.

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 select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, 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.