November 17, 2014

Michael Balter Joins Marcum LLP as Partner-in-Charge of Florida Region

Michael Balter Joins Marcum LLP as Partner-in-Charge of Florida Region

New York City, NY – Michael Balter, CPA, has joined national accounting firm Marcum LLP as Partner-in-Charge of the Florida Region. He additionally serves as Partner-in-Charge of Assurance Services for the Florida Region and has also joined the Firm’s Executive Committee.

As regional leader, Mr. Balter will oversee tax, assurance and advisory services to all Marcum clients in Florida and will also be responsible for operations and growth of the Firm’s Florida business. Marcum currently has offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida.

Mr. Balter assumes his Marcum leadership roles from Cecelia Garber and Kim Lamplough, who remain partners of the Firm and will continue to serve their advisory and assurance clients, respectively.

Mr. Balter, a resident of Davie, comes to Marcum from a top national accounting firm, where he played strategic roles in the management and growth of that firm’s operations in South Florida. He has over 25 years of client service experience and has worked extensively in the construction, manufacturing, distribution and service industries.

Mr. Balter holds an MBA from Florida Atlantic University and a BS in Accounting from the University of Florida, where he serves on the Accounting Advisory Board. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) – South Florida. He is also a Board member and Past President of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and is a committee member of the FICPA Construction Conference.

Mr. Balter authored the Financial Management section of The Contractors Manual for Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and recently completed his term as Financial Counsel for the South Florida Chapter of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. He also is a regular contributor to industry journals including Construction Focus, Construction Ink, and Building Florida.

“Michael Balter is a proven leader and highly accomplished accounting professional who brings significant client service and corporate growth experience to Marcum. We are delighted to welcome him to the Firm,” said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum’s Managing Partner.

“As one of the top accounting firms in South Florida, Marcum is already well recognized for its tax consulting, audit services, and litigation support practices. I am privileged and excited to help lead the next generation of growth for Marcum in this region,” Mr. Balter said.

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.