New York, NY (October 28, 2015)
- Citrin Cooperman, one of the Top-25 largest U.S. accounting, tax, and business consulting firms, announced today that the partners and staff of Joel Popkin & Company, a more than 45 year old boutique accounting, tax, and consulting firm with a significant specialty in restaurants, nightclubs, and event venues have joined the firm, effective November 1, 2015. The addition will bring approximately 25 new professionals to Citrin Cooperman and, coupled with Citrin Cooperman’s existing restaurant industry clients, make the firm one of the largest accounting practices in restaurant and hospitality services
in the United States. As part of this transaction Roy Tumpowsky will join Nick Florio and Stacy Gilbert as co-chairs of our restaurant and hospitality practice. This will mark the third firm to join Citrin Cooperman in 2015.
“We continually strive to bring in great people with great clients and we feel that the partners and staff of Joel Popkin are a perfect fit,” said Joel Cooperman, Citrin Cooperman’s Chief Executive Officer. “The strong synergies between us and the partners and staff of Joel Popkin & Company will allow us to significantly enhance the full range of services for our clients. We are very proud to have people with such like-minded values and culture join us.”
Joel Popkin & Company has been providing a full complement of accounting, tax and consulting services to their clients for more than 45 years. Their clients range from entrepreneurial start-up firms to large, multi-national corporations spanning an array of industries, besides food and hospitality including construction, real estate, trusts and non-profit organizations, and high net worth individuals.
“We are very excited to be joining Citrin Cooperman,” said Roy Tumpowsky, Managing Partner of Joel Popkin & Company, “Together, we can leverage the strength of our teams and provide our clients with more in-house comprehensive accounting, tax and consulting services that they can utilize to help their businesses grow. It is a great pleasure for us to be joining such a prestigious firm.”
With the addition of Joel Popkin & Company to Citrin Cooperman, annual revenues will be expected to exceed $190 million.