The third annual Best Accountants and Attorneys for Privately Held Companies awards, presented by The New York Enterprise Report, took place June 13th, 2012. This awards program acknowledged some of the New York tri-state area’s best business advisors.
More than 150 accountants, attorneys, and business owners were in attendance as host Tamsen Fadal revealed this year’s winners alongside Robert Levin, CEO and publisher of The New York Enterprise Report. Fadal is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and WPIX-TV morning news host as well as the co-founder of Shansen Jewelry.
The 2012 winners were announced at the Trump Soho in Manhattan and winners were chosen based on their great impact in helping clients succeed.
"The right CPA or attorney can help your business capitalize on growth opportunities and avoid pitfalls. The winners and finalists of the Best Attorneys and Accountants for Privately Held Companies have a track record of being trusted advisors that have helped their clients achieve exceptional outcomes," said Levin.
The winners of each category are as follows:
Accountant of the Year – Norman H. Schulman of Schulman Wolfson & Abruzzo, LLP
Accounting Firm of the Year - Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP
Industry Practice (Accountant) – John V. Pellitteri of Grassi & Co
Rising Star (Accountant) – Vincenzo Villamena of Online Taxman, LLC
Service Area Firm Award (Accountant) – Grassi & Co
Attorney of the Year – Paul Wilson of PH Wilson Law & Consulting
Law Firm of the Year – Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt
Industry Practice (Attorney) - Fernando Pinguelo of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus
Rising Star (Attorney) – Jason Klimpl of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt
Service Area Firm Award (Attorney) – PH Wilson Law & Consulting
Lifetime Achievement (Attorney) – Arnie Herz, Attorney at Law
To see photos from the event, click here.
The winners will be featured in the August 2012 issue of The New York Enterprise Report in both the print edition and online.
Video of the event will be posted soon, so please keep checking back for updates.
Kate Riley is the editorial intern at NY Report. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.