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Aug 01, 2016

Top 25 Accounting Firm, Citrin Cooperman, Joins with Leading Massachusetts Firm, Kirkland Albrecht and Fredrickson, P.C. (“KAF”)

Featuring Joel Cooperman

New York (AUG 1, 2016) – Citrin Cooperman is pleased to announce that the firm has expanded into the Boston metro area, with the joining of leading Massachusetts accounting firm KAF.  The 10 partners and 40 staff of KAF will join Citrin Cooperman effective August 1, 2016.  Citrin Cooperman, currently the 22nd largest accounting firm in the U.S., will add KAF’s offices in Braintree and Woburn, for a total of 10 locations and revenues of over $200 million.

“We are delighted that we have been able to join together with the KAF partners and staff.  We have been looking in the Boston marketplace for several years, and we have finally found a firm that matches our commitment to service and quality,” said Citrin Cooperman CEO, Joel Cooperman.  “We are excited to enter into the Boston marketplace.  We feel that, with KAF, we are better positioned to help our clients meet the demands of their business needs and goals.”

KAF is an accounting, tax, and advisory firm that has been serving the Boston area market for 25 years.  The firm specializes in industries including construction, manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, professional services, real estate, and technology.  KAF’s client base includes high net worth individuals as well as privately owned and closely held businesses.  

“We’re very excited to join Citrin Cooperman.  It was important to the KAF team to find a firm that has the depth and resources to service our larger clientele, while also providing world-class client service to the individuals and small businesses that have been clients of our firm for years,” said Kenneth Kirkland, managing partner of KAF.  “We found that balance with Citrin Cooperman and look forward to introducing our clients to their expanded services.”
About Citrin Cooperman: Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, nationally recognized, full-service CPA firms in the United States – currently ranked in the top 25. With over 800 employees and locations in Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; White Plains, NY; Livingston, NJ; Norwalk, CT; Plainview, NY; Bethesda, MD; Boston, MA; and Gujarat, India, Citrin Cooperman has steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” We enhance the business and personal lives of our clients through our customized approach which includes offering a wide range of attest, assurance, tax, and business advisory services, including valuation and forensic services, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman has deep experience in a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, franchising, health care, private equity, real estate, and technology. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.