Stuart Bender is a partner in Citrin Cooperman’s Livingston, N.J. office. With 40 years of experience, Stuart provides audit and accounting, business consulting, tax and financial consulting services to hedge funds, including fund of funds, private equity funds, as well as middle market commercial enterprises in both the private and public sectors. He has been involved in initial public offerings, various financing transactions, and purchases and sales of businesses.
Stuart is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is a former president of the Essex Chapter of the NJSCPA and has served on several NJSCPA committees. In addition, Stuart is actively involved in many civic and charitable organizations.
Stuart holds a BS in Accounting from American University and an MS in Taxation from Pace University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey.