Howard Becker, CPA


685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 710-1732
Fax: (212) 710-1733


Howard Becker, CPA, is a Director at Marks Paneth LLP. For more than 45 years, he has been providing accounting and auditing services to his clients within the nonprofit, higher education and public sector arenas. His experience includes engagements involving audit, attest and assurance services, risk assessments, mergers, initial bond offerings, governance structures, forecasts, internal control and systems studies.

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Mr. Becker was a Director with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he assisted a varied roster of clients from public charities, private foundations, colleges and universities, social services and membership organizations.

Mr. Becker is a co-author of Not-for-Profit Reporting: GAAP Plus Tax, Financial, and Regulatory Requirements. This reference book provides expert analysis and explanations of not-for-profit accounting, external financial reporting and regulatory reporting in easy-to-understand terminology. He first began serving as the co-author of this annual CCH publication in 1996.

He has also written numerous articles and edited several industry newsletters at his previous firms. He has also led numerous training seminars for clients, professional staff, attorneys and industry groups on various topics relating to new accounting standards, governance, compliance and financial reporting.


Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
Bachelor of Science
Major: Accounting

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Government Accounting and Auditing Committee
Not-For-Profit Accounting Committee
Construction Contractors Committee
Lease Accounting Committee
Task Force on Government Audit Quality

Other Affiliations

Practice Areas

Public Charities Private Foundations Colleges and Universities Social Services Membership Organizations

Licensed In

New York