“We’ve been focused on finding the right expansion opportunity in Long Island for some time now, and this opportunity fits the bill nicely,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies.”
NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 23, 2020
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, announced today that Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Company, P.C. (AVZ), a certified public accounting firm located in Hauppauge, New York, has joined the Firm. Led by co-managing partners, Joseph Ferreira and Jeffrey Davoli, the Long Island firm brings nine partners and 45 staff to the PKF O’Connor Davies team and expands the Firm’s presence in the area. This is the latest move as part of PKF O’Connor Davies’ ongoing strategic growth initiative focused on expansion by partnering with leading accounting firms and professionals in the Greater New York City area and beyond.
“We’ve been focused on finding the right expansion opportunity in Long Island for some time now, and this opportunity fits the bill nicely,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies.” Joe and Jeff have done a tremendous job hiring really talented individuals and committing to terrific client service, and we are eager to combine our teams and our expertise and grow our presence in Long Island.”
Joseph Ferreira and Jeffrey Davoli will continue to maintain their leadership positions and serve as co-leaders of the Hauppauge office. Additionally, Robert Quartè remains an integral, valued member of the team. Since 1950, AVZ has provided a wide range of accounting and advisory services to businesses with a focus on the government, construction, engineering and manufacturing and distribution industries.
“PKF O’Connor Davies is known throughout the industry for its great culture and steadfast commitment to client service,” said Jeffrey Davoli, Co-Managing Partner at AVZ. “Those markers have been the guiding principles of our work in leading the team at AVZ, and we’re excited to join forces with such a well-respected firm and enhance our capabilities in Long Island and beyond.”
AVZ’s Wealth Management practice will continue to operate as an independent entity and is not a part of this transaction.
PKF O’Connor Davies has 13 offices in five states and continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with tactical external hires.
About PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full-service certified public accounting and advisory firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, 13 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland and Rhode Island and more than 800 professionals led by over 100 partners, the Firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services.
PKF O’Connor Davies is a top-ranked firm according to Accounting Today’s 2020 “Top 100 Firms” list, and the Firm is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting,” a “Pacesetter in Growth” and one of the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic.” In 2021 rankings, PKF O'Connor Davies was named one of Vault's Accounting 50, a ranking of the 50 best accounting employers to work for in North America, and ranked among the top 50 most prestigious accounting firms in America in a complementary Vault survey. The Firm is the 12th largest accounting firm in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s New York Business, and the 10th top accounting firm in New Jersey according to NJBiz’s 2019 rankings.
PKF O’Connor Davies is enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program and has central memberships in the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC), Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
By consistently delivering proactive, thorough and efficient service, PKF O'Connor Davies has built long-lasting, valuable relationships with its clients. Partners are closely involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness. The Firm’s seasoned professional staff members employ a team approach to all engagements to provide clients with the utmost quality and timely services aimed at helping them succeed. Continuity of staffing and attention to detail in all client engagements make the Firm stand out among its competitors.
PKF O’Connor Davies is the lead North American representative of the international association of PKF member firms. PKF International is a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting, tax, and business advisory services in over 400 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience and focus on the future, PKF O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment. For more information, visit http://www.PKFOD.com.
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