MIAMI/ NEW YORK – MBAF ERE, a New York-based accounting and consulting firm servicing the Tri-State area, announced that the firm will operate under the MBAF brand, one of the top 40 accounting and consulting firms in the nation, well-known for its personalized service, strong industry expertise and broad practice areas. The announcement was made by Ira Rubenstein, principal-in-charge of the New York and Valhalla offices. The change is effective June 18, 2012.
“While our name will be altered to reflect our new status and widening resources, our office locations and practices will remain, and clients will continue to be served by their existing team of dedicated employees,” said Rubenstein. “This further strengthens the MBAF culture of unsurpassed commitment to client service across multiple markets and industries, on both domestic and international levels.”
In January of 2011 the firm combined forces with the nationally recognized public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF), creating one of the top 40 largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation.
“The name change officially marks the completion of the final phase of formalizing MBAF’s presence in New York,” said Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of MBAF. “The New York team has been a valuable partner for us and has helped us grow our client base and presence in the Northeast, while allowing us to strengthen one of the most knowledgeable and trusted firms in the industry.”
MBAF’s five core practice areas consist of assurance, tax and accounting, management advisory (including litigation support), private client wealth, and technology consulting, The firm’s industry expertise includes automotive dealerships, financial institutions, healthcare, international tax, litigation and valuation, non-profit institutions, professional services firms, real estate and construction, SEC practice, sports and entertainment, technology and internet, and wholesale/distribution.
Ranked for 15 years as one of the top 25 performing firms in the country on INSIDE Public Accounting’s “Best of the Best” list, MBAF provides value-added assurance, domestic and international tax services and management advisory services such as litigation support, business consulting and technology solutions to entrepreneurs, privately-held businesses, wealthy individuals, family groups, private and public corporations, exempt organizations, and legal practitioners across a broad range of industries. More than 400 highly-qualified principals and employees serve domestic and international clients in all 50 states and more than 44 countries from offices in Miami, New York, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Valhalla and India.
MBAF is differentiated from traditional accounting firms through two specialty affiliate resources: Solutions@MBAF and Fiscal Management Associates (FMA). Solutions@MBAF is a leading provider of cost-effective Microsoft Business Management Solutions, computer support, computer assurance, business process automation, network services, and custom software, and is the developer of PaperSave®, a leader in document management, workflow and transaction automation software. FMA offers a range of fiscal management, accounting, organizational, and technology consulting services customized to the specific needs of each of their more than 400 clients in the nonprofit sector.
For more information please visit www.mbafcpa.com.