May 18, 2015

Marcum LLP Announces New California Tax Leaders

Marcum LLP Announces New California Tax Leaders

New York City, NY – Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory services firm, announced new Tax leaders in its California region. The Firm has offices in Los Angeles, Irvine and San Francisco.

Effective immediately, John Eckweiler, CPA, a partner in the Irvine office, was named Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services for the California region.

Rob Babek, CPA/MBT, was named Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services for the Los Angeles office. 

“These leadership changes will further strengthen Marcum’s tax practice in both Northern and Southern California and ensure that talent is deployed to best serve our clients,” said Joseph J. Perry, Marcum’s Firmwide Partner-in-Charge of Tax & Business Services.

Mr. Eckweiler, a former Internal Revenue Service agent, has over 25 years of CPA and Business Advisory experience. His experience includes tax planning and consulting for closely-held companies and high-net-worth individuals, mergers and acquisitions, research, and compliance services. He has successfully represented clients before federal, state and local taxing authorities. In addition, he has extensive experience with corporate, individual, nonprofit and partnership tax entities. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

Mr. Babek is an active member of the national Marcum Family Office, High-Net-Worth Individuals and Trusts & Estates Practice groups and provides tax consulting, compliance, assurance and accounting services for individuals, corporations and not-for-profits. He is an expert in the area of S corporation taxation, and his industry concentrations include manufacturing, distribution, retail, apparel and real estate. Mr. Babek is a member of the AICPA and CalCPA.

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.