Accounting Firm, Marks Paneth & Shron Names Three New Excutives

January 8, 2008

The New Executives Join Firm's Tax Advisory, Nonprofit and Real Estate Practice Areas

New York, NY - (January 8, 2008) - Accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP today announced the addition of three new executives. They have joined the firm's Tax Advisory, Nonprofit and Real Estate practice areas.

The New Executives are:

Steven Goldberg, CPA (40). He has joined Marks Paneth as a Partner in the Tax Advisory practice in the firm's Woodbury, Long Island office. Mr. Goldberg joins the firm from Marcum & Kliegman, where he was a senior manager. He specializes in tax and financial planning and has had more than 17 years of experience providing advisory and consulting services to high net worth individuals and closely held businesses. His background also includes experience with succession planning. He holds a bachelor of science in Accounting from the Sate University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Robert R. Lyons, CPA. He has joined as a Managing Director within the Nonprofit group at Marks Paneth. Mr. Lyons was previously a managing director in the Exempt Organizations Tax Practice at KPMG LLP, where he was responsible for meeting the tax needs of nonprofit clients and their for-profit affiliates in the New York metropolitan area. During his 30-plus years of experience in the field of public accounting, his primary emphasis has been in the nonprofit tax and audit fields. Mr. Lyons has taught and lectured in various advanced educational programs and universities. He earned his BSBA from the University of Florida, and his MS in Tax from American University.

Susan H. Nadler, CPA (48). She has joined Marks Paneth as an Audit Partner within the Real Estate group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Nadler spent 15 years at Berdon LLP, where she was a partner. She has had extensive experience servicing clients in the real estate, financial services, nonprofit and restaurant industries over the past 18 years, and has worked with many of New York City's prominent real estate developers, owners, operators and investors, providing accounting, tax and attest services. Ms. Nadler is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She earned her BBA in public accounting from Hofstra University.

Said Mark Levenfus, Managing Partner at Marks Paneth, "We're committed to providing our clients with experienced professionals. These new experts will help three of our practice areas continue to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of our clients."

Marks Paneth is one of the New York area's 15th largest accounting firms. It serves closely held and larger companies, providing a full range of auditing, accounting and tax services as well as management advisory, litigation and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients in selected industries. The firm's specialties include tax advisory and consulting for high net worth individuals and their families, international taxation, real estate, media and entertainment, nonprofit, professional services and energy industries.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm whose near 500 employees serve closely held and larger companies, as well as high net worth individuals and families. Marks Paneth provides a full range of auditing, accounting and tax services as well as management advisory, litigation and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients in selected industries. Specialty practices include real estate, media and entertainment, nonprofit, professional services, international taxation, and tax advisory and consulting for high net worth individuals and their families.

The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services. In addition, its membership in JHI, the leading international association for independent business advisers, financial consulting and accounting firms, facilitates service delivery to clients throughout the United States and around the world.

Marks Paneth, whose origins date back to 1907, is one of the 30th largest accounting firms in the U.S., and one of the 15th largest in the New York area. Its headquarters are in Manhattan. Additional offices are in Woodbury, NY, Tarrytown, NY and the Cayman Islands.

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