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Bob Gilbert, CPA


Bob Gilbert is a director in Citrin Cooperman’s New Jersey office. His industry expertise allows him to recognize certain concepts and ideas through the stages of implementation and monetization.
Bob was an accounting professional at Rose Dratch & Gilbert, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2010. 

Bob’s industry experience includes franchising, restaurants, fitness centers, hair salons, and various other retail and manufacturing enterprises. He is an integral member of the firm’s franchising and restaurant committees and has managed some of the larger and more complex tax and audit engagements pertaining to those industries. He works with clients on a variety of services including federal state and local tax planning, profit analysis, systems streamlining and implementation, and cash flow projections.

Presentation & Publications
Bob has documented white papers and performed webinars in regards to current tax issues in the franchising and restaurant industries.

Bob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), the International Franchise Association (IFA), the New York City Hospitality Alliance (NYCHA), the International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG), and the Garden State Franchise Association (GSFA). 

Education & Licenses
Bob holds a B.S. in Accounting from Johnson and Wales University (2009) and a M.S. in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University (2010). Bob is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey. 

Honors & Awards
Bob was recognized as one of the New Jersey Society of CPAs “30 Under 30” accounting professionals for displaying a unique combination of Society participation, accounting profession involvement, and community service dedication (2015).

Outside the Office
Bob plays on the firm’s softball team, and enjoys golfing, grilling in the backyard, and hanging out with family and friends.

Community Involvement 
Bob spends his time volunteering for different organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Community Food Bank of New Jersey, and Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter.