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Richard J. Barbash, CPA, CMA, CFE


Richard J. Barbash, a partner, brings over 35 years of industry experience specializing in the areas of forensic accounting and litigation support services, including the reconstruction of accounting records and the analysis of financial transactions and records. He also provides investigative, strategic, and analytical assistance with criminal tax, civil tax, and civil litigation matters. He is highly skilled in troubleshooting and deciphering problematic situations to devise a guided course of action and creative solutions for clients.
In addition, Richard provides tax and accounting services for business clients in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, publishing, distribution, and service organizations, as well as personal taxation services for high net worth individuals. In particular, his responsive, forward-thinking approach and planning advisement affords clients advantages from improving stability and profitability to staying ahead of changes in federal and state tax regulations. He also has a wealth of knowledge and experience with multi-state tax filers, residency issues, and related tax audits.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Richard was a partner at Leon M. Reimer & Co., P.C., and also previously served as an audit manager at a Big Six accounting firm.
Richard is actively engaged in a variety of industry member associations, among them the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSSCPA), and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).  He is also a member of the national honorary society for accounting professionals, Beta Alpha Psi. 
Education & Licenses
Richard received his B.S.E. in Accounting, Cum Laude, in 1975 from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York and has earned the designations of Certified Management Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.  

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