January 7, 2019

Marcum LLP Merges in Portland, Maine, CPAs Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett

Marcum LLP Merges in Portland, Maine, CPAs Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett

New York City, NY – Marcum LLP today announced that Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett, P.A. (DSPB), a full-service accounting firm in Portland, Maine, merged into Marcum’s New England region. The transaction took effect January 1.

The DSPB team of 5 partners and 20 professional and administrative associates will remain at the firm’s current location at 15 Casco Street. It will be Marcum’s second Portland office. Kirk Purvis, CPA, CFE, will be office managing partner.

Founded in 1990, Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett offers a full range of accounting services, including tax and financial planning for closely held businesses and high net worth individuals; litigation support and business valuation; marital dissolution; and personal financial planning. The firm also provides financial statement attestation services and consulting services to assist with stockholder buy-ins and buy-outs; mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses; incentive compensation services; pension audits; and employment contract services.

“Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett’s loyal client base, developed over nearly 30 years, is a testament to their commitment to excellence and technical proficiency. They will be a strong addition to Marcum’s New England Region,” said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum’s chairman and chief executive officer.

“As Marcum’s New England Region continues to grow in scope and depth, the DSPB team will be a valuable new asset to our clients in Portland and across the state of Maine,” said Anthony P. Scillia, regional managing partner for New England.

“Marcum’s extensive resources and industry specializations will significantly diversify our service offering to our clients while providing a rich opportunity for our professionals to collaborate as part of a national team,” Mr. Purvis said.

In addition to Portland, Marcum’s New England region also includes Greenwich, Hartford, New Haven, and West Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; and Providence, RI. Marcum is headquartered in New York City and has offices in major business markets across the U.S. and overseas.

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Marcum LLP is a top-ranked national accounting and advisory services firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurial, middle-market companies and high net worth individuals achieve their goals. Marcum offers industry-focused practices with specialized expertise to privately held and publicly registered companies, and nonprofit and social sector organizations. Through the Marcum Group, the Firm also provides a full complement of technology, wealth management, executive search and staffing, and strategic marketing services. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum has offices in major business markets across the U.S. and select international locations. Marcum is committed to the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion. The Firm is a founding member of LEA Global and is the exclusive U.S partner firm of ECOVIS International. Ever wonder where the people with all the answers get all the answers?  #AskMarcum