Dramatic Synergies and Enhanced Client Services to Result from the Combination of Two Highly Complementary Accounting Groups
Friday, October 26, 2018 – NEW YORK: Audit, tax and advisory firm LM Cohen & Company announced today that Donald Hecht, CPA, and his staff are joining LM Cohen, effective November 1, 2018.
In making the announcement, LM Cohen’s managing partner Lee M. Cohen stated, “The Hecht team, as exemplified by its co-founding partner Donald Hecht, has a long and well-deserved reputation for providing outstanding client service. We look forward to adding their accounting strengths as well as their years of experience advising clients in business and financial management to LM Cohen.”
LM Cohen & Company is one of the fastest-growing accounting firms in the metropolitan New York region. Its broad range of services includes audit, taxation, and advisory services to a wide range of companies, high-net-worth individuals and family offices. Hecht and Company’s expertise encompasses tax and accounting management, estates and trusts, mergers & acquisitions, and advisory services. Their diversified clientele includes companies in the wholesale, manufacturing, real estate, and service businesses; as well as high net worth individuals.
The combined firm’s professionals will operate from LM Cohen’s new multifloor space on Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. “Our technologically advanced, paperless office was designed to accommodate growth opportunities such as our combination with Hecht,” said Lee Cohen.
Donald Hecht, who assumes the new role of partner emeritus at LM Cohen, stated: “We are the trusted adviser to many clients who have been with our firm for years. They rely on us to listen to and understand their needs. I am confident that as a result of our joining with Lee Cohen and his company, they will continue to enjoy this same high level of expertise and support as well as growth opportunities provided by our newly combined resources.”
Cohen, who will remain LM Cohen’s managing partner, added: “Our proven strategy for growth hinges on being able to add the finest people and resources to the firm. That’s what we have achieved with the addition of these talented and dedicated professionals. We are extraordinarily pleased to welcome Donald and his team to the LM Cohen & Company family.”