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Gilbert K. Watkins, CPA


Gilbert K. Watkins is a tax partner in the Connecticut office with more than 30 years of experience providing a full spectrum of accounting, tax compliance, and counsel to businesses in a range of industries including architecture, engineering, retailers, family-owned businesses, marketing, and other professional services,
Gil brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to his clients’ financial goals and issues, and is highly skilled in developing strategies to maximize their profitability. His areas of expertise include financial analysis and performance measurement, succession planning, audit representation, and bank financing. He also works closely with clients to understand their issues and effectively solve challenges with regards to business operations, tax strategies, and structuring transactions.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Gil spent 30 years at Schwartz & Hofflich, LLP, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2010.
Presentations and Publications
Gil contributes regularly to publications such as the Fairfield Business Journal and the Westchester Business Journal.
Gil is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA). He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its New York City and Connecticut Chapters. He is highly involved in his local community and serves as the Treasurer of the Norwalk Rotary Club, for which he also served as a past president. He is also currently the Treasurer of the Norwalk Mentor Scholarship Fund and a member of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce. He previously served as Treasurer of the Seabury Academy of Music Arts, Inc.
Education & Licenses
Gil earned his B.S in Accounting from Fairfield University in Connecticut. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Connecticut and New York.

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