Marcum Welcomes New Partners-in-Charge, Names New Partners

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 14:25

Marcum LLP  has named Timothy R. Larson as partner-in-charge (PIC) of the firm’s New York Tax Department and Brett McGrath partner-in-charge (PIC) of the firm’s Connecticut Tax Department, both effective immediately. Mr. McGrath oversees tax services in the Hartford and New Haven offices.  As a regional Tax PICs, Mr. Larson and Mr. McGrath join the senior management of Marcum’s national Tax Department, headed by Joseph J. Perry, firmwide partner-in-charge of Tax & Business Services.

Mr. Larson joined Marcum in January 2013 as a Tax partner in the New York City office and practice leader of the firm’s international tax service line. He has more than 20 years of experience in international taxation, cross-border restructuring and reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and financial statement accounting for taxation. Mr. Larson specializes in advising clients on the U.S. tax aspects of international taxation as well as overall tax services such as accounting for income taxes, compliance review and providing tax advisory services related to restructuring, acquisition/disposition planning, intellectual property and supply chain planning, and transfer pricing. He works in numerous industries including retail luxury, consumer products, manufacturing, energy, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and technology.

Mr. Larson spent the majority of his career in the International Tax Services group of a Big Four accounting firm, where he most recently headed the New Jersey-based international tax practice.

Based in Marcum’s Hartford, Connecticut office, Mr. McGrath is a member of the firm’s National Construction Industry group as well as its State and Local Tax Practice group. He has more than 20 years of experience providing federal and state tax consulting and compliance services to corporations, partnerships and individual clients. He has extensive experience working with construction contractors, developers and homebuilders; manufacturers; service corporations; and sports and entertainment professionals, and is a frequent speaker on tax matters for construction companies. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McGrath spent several years at a Big 4 accounting firm.

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Marcum LLP has named six new partners from within the firm’s ranks, effective immediately.

The new Marcum partners are as follows:

Boston: J. Michael Silvia – Assurance Services (formerly director); Ft. Lauderdale: Mark Agulnik – Assurance Services (formerly senior manager) and Adam L. Firestein – Assurance Services (formerly senior manager); Melville, NY: Christina K. Catalina – Assurance Services – Quality Control (formerly director) and  Michael D. Messina – Assurance Services – Quality Control (formerly director); New York City: Dane E. Dickler – Tax Services (formerly senior manager).

“On behalf of the entire firm, I congratulate and welcome these outstanding professionals to the Marcum partnership,” said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum managing partner. “Each one of them represents the highest standards of the accounting profession, and each has made a substantial and significant contribution to their clients, as well as to the growth and profitability of the firm. We are privileged to have them as part of our team.”

The promotions increase the number of Marcum partners to more than 140 in 20 offices in the U.S. and abroad.