Accounting Firm Marks Paneth Appoints Partner-in-Charge of Theater, Media and Entertainment Group

April 3, 2014

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 03, 2014) -

Leading New York-area accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP has named Christopher Cacace, CPA, 53, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Theater, Media and Entertainment Group.

Marks Paneth's Theater, Media and Entertainment Group helps theatrical producers, shows and industry professionals, film and television production studios, radio and television stations, book and magazine publishers, advertising agencies and public relations firms reduce costs and enhance efficiency and internal controls in their core business operations; address tax and HR compliance, regulatory and reporting matters; and meet the challenges that arise from mergers and acquisitions, as well as from doing business on a global scale.

Mr. Cacace has been with Marks Paneth and its predecessor firms since 1982. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he has served First Class and Off-Broadway theatrical production companies performing in New York City, US and international touring companies, and not-for-profit theater companies, as well as producers and other theatrical and media professionals. The international nature of theatrical productions dovetails well with the already considerable international tax group at Marks Paneth.

"Christopher's unique experience and expertise on Broadway and beyond enable our firm to meet and exceed the specialized needs of our theater, entertainment, and media clients. We're delighted that he will be leading this group," said Mark Levenfus, CPA, managing partner at Marks Paneth.

Mr. Cacace graduated magna cum laude and holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Public Accounting from Baruch College of The City University of New York. He is a member of the board of advisers of the MCC Theater Company and a member of the Broadway League, the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. He is a resident of New Rochelle, NY.

For more information and/or to speak with Christopher Cacace, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications at (212) 255-8386 and

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm with over 500 people, of whom approximately 65 are partners and principals. The firm provides public and private businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, bankruptcy and restructuring services as well as litigation and corporate financial advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm also specializes in providing tax advisory and consulting for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as a wide range of services for international, real estate, media, entertainment, nonprofit, professional and financial services, and energy clients. The firm has a strong track record supporting emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs, business owners and investors as they navigate the business life cycle.

The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services. In addition, its membership in Morison International, a 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 the 33rd largest accounting firm in the nation and the 10th largest in the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank Marks Paneth as one of the area's top three forensic accounting firms for the fourth year in a row.

Its headquarters are in Manhattan. Additional offices are in Westchester, Long Island and the Cayman Islands. For more information, please visit


Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller

Sommerfield Communications, Inc.

(212) 255-8386 

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