Edward C. Horton, CPA
Edward C. Horton has over 35 years of experience as an accounting, auditing, and consulting advisor to emerging and mid-sized businesses. He is a member of the firm’s Audit and Attest Committee.
Ed provides a variety of accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to closely held businesses in diverse industries. His areas of expertise include business and individual tax planning and optimization, as well as strategic business planning.
Ed is often involved in providing guidance to clients concerning succession, retirement, and estate planning. He also has extensive experience in merger and acquisition activities, including negotiations, due diligence, and structuring of transactions to optimize financial and tax aspects.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Ed spent 15 years as the managing partner of Horton & Company. He also previously spent seven years at a national firm.
Presentations and Publications
Ed writes articles on various business issues, which have appeared in the New York Law Journal and New Jersey CPA. Ed also writes and speaks on a variety of issues that affect closely held businesses, including succession planning, shareholder and partnership agreements, valuation, and profitability enhancement.
Ed is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). He currently serves on the board of the Joseph Campbell Foundation, the Baronial Order of Magna Charta, and several other not-for-profit organizations.
Education & Licenses
Ed graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of New Jersey, New York, and Maryland.
Nov 18, 2016
The Evolution of the CEO - Exploring the Link Between Business Leadership and Community Leaders more
May 30, 2016
COMMERCE Magazine - 2016 CPA Firm Managing Partners Roundtable more
Nov 19, 2015
Citrin Cooperman Presents CEO Evolution in Partnership with Rutgers Business School more
Nov 06, 2015
The Vision: Succession Planning more
Nov 01, 2015
Tenets of Exceptional Leadership more
May 04, 2015
Citrin Cooperman Ranks 28th on NJBIZ Best Places to Work List more
Apr 27, 2015
Citrin Cooperman’s New Jersey office collaborates with Eisenhower Corporate Campus for Earth Day event. more
Jan 20, 2015
Triple Play: Merger & Acquisition Trends Coming in 2015 more
Sep 14, 2014
Monthly Articles From Financial Experts Helping You and Your Business Succeed more
Mar 12, 2014
Partner Ed Horton on why accounting is cool more
Dec 02, 2013
Citrin Cooperman's Funeral Homes Survey Results more
Nov 01, 2013
Partner Ed Horton Quoted in Funeral Homes and Cemetary News more
Jun 24, 2011
Citrin Cooperman Launches 2011 Funeral Home Survey more
May 17, 2011
Citrin Cooperman Contributes to Funeral Home Guidebook more
Feb 09, 2017
Your Future Starts Today - Got Plans? (Business Owners Seminar) more
Apr 29, 2016
2nd Annual New Jersey Office Summit more