Gary M. Karlitz, CPA, ABV, CBA, ASA
Gary Karlitz brings more than 40 years of experience to his role as the practice leader of the firm’s Valuation and Forensic Services Group. He provides a wide range of forensic and valuation services in the areas of shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, matrimonial disputes, economic damage analysis, corporate recoveries, and intellectual property disputes.
Gary negotiates in mergers and acquisitions matters and in divorce proceedings on behalf of his clients, for whom he also provides comprehensive accounting, taxation, and valuation support.
Gary has extensive experience serving as a court-appointed referee and neutral valuator and frequently testifies as an expert witness in federal and state courts.
Presentations and Publications
Gary is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and various bar associations including CLE programs.
Gary is a member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA). He is a past member of the AICPA’s national Valuation Exam Committee, for which he was responsible for the preparation of the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) specialty examination. Gary has also served on the Steering Committee for the National Divorce Conferences co-sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Education & Licenses
Gary earned his B.B.A. in Accounting from Ohio University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.
Gary has been designated as a senior expert valuation analyst by the ASA, the AICPA, and the IBA. Gary is certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA.
Mar 28, 2017
Focusing on What Counts, When Owning a Minority Interest in a Restaurant more
Mar 07, 2017
Focusing on What Counts: The Ultimate Measurement of Business Succes more
Jun 07, 2016
Westfair Communications Highlights our 10th Annual Above the Bar Awards more
Jul 07, 2015
Westchester Magazine features the 9th Annual Above the Bar Awards in its July issue more
May 20, 2011
Partner Gary Karlitz Presents "Measuring Damages from Wrongful Discharge" Seminar more
May 10, 2011
Partners Gary Karlitz & Jim Lynch Present "Understanding Financial Statements" Seminar more
Oct 15, 2010
Partners Gary Karlitz & Jim Lynch Speaking at NACVA Seminar more
May 08, 2015
Partner Gary Karlitz will be speaking about Executive Compensation at a seminar called "Divorce Anniversaries II: Valuation & Executive Comp WC" more
Mar 24, 2015
Partner Gary Karlitz and Mark DiMichael will be giving a presentation entitled "Handling Options, Restricted Stock and Other Deferred Compensation in Divorce" more
Feb 04, 2015
Selling and Valuing your Business more
Dec 02, 2014
Gary Karlitz and Mandeep Sihota will be presenting a primer on the valuing of a restaurant at the next Restaurant Roundtable more