Press Releases: 2016


December 16, 2016

Nonprofit leaders claim that the most significant challenge they face is achieving long-term financial stability. 


December 16, 2016

An overwhelming amount of nonprofits have been experiencing reductions and/or delays in funding this past year. Although it is challenging for nonprofit organizations to cover overhead costs, the demand for their services is up. 


December 16, 2016

Marks Paneth LLP announced a new paid parental leave policy, which will be effective January 1, 2017. The policy includes opportunities for new mothers and fathers, and adoptive parents.

Marks Paneth Launches Healthcare Practice

October 20, 2016

Marks Paneth LLP, announced today the expansion of its capabilities with the launch of its Healthcare Practice. The practice will be spearheaded by two industry veterans—Jacob Beniawski, Partner, and Joseph Frohlinger, Principal—each bringing more than 25 years of experience serving the healthcare industry.

Colliers International Arranges Parsippany Office Lease for Marks Paneth

September 26, 2016

PARSIPPANY — Accounting and advisory firm Marks Paneth LLP has signed a long-term lease for 13,823 square feet at 8 Campus Drive, located at Mack-Cali Business Campus announced Colliers International Group Inc.. The global commercial real estate services firm represented Marks Paneth in the transaction, which signifies the company’s operational expansion into New Jersey.

Diane Paoletta Joins Marks Paneth as Chief Marketing Officer

September 21, 2016

Leading accounting firm announces strategic addition of marketing talent New York, NY (September 21, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Diane Paoletta, CPA, MBA, has joined the firm as Chief Marketing Officer, effective September 19, 2016. Ms. Paoletta will be responsible...

Marks Paneth’s Sibi Thomas Named to CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40

September 19, 2016

Partner recognized among list of professionals shaping the accounting industry New York, NY (September 19, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Sibi Thomas, Partner with the firm’s Nonprofit and Government Group, has been named to CPA Practice Advisor’s ‘40 Under...

Ashleigh Wessing Named to NACVA’s 40 Under Forty

July 18, 2016

Marks Paneth forensic specialist honored by leading professional association New York, NY (July 18, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Wessing, Senior Manager with the firm’s Financial Advisory Services group, has been named a 40 Under Forty honoree by...

Marks Paneth LLP Expands into Philadelphia Area

July 6, 2016

Accounting firm adds scale in key market with addition of Jenkintown-based MDG, LLC New York, NY (July 6, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has announced that the partners and staff of Jenkintown-based MDG, LLC (“MDG”) joined the firm, effective July 1, 2016. The acquisition...

Marks Paneth LLP Adds Depth to its Private Client Group

July 6, 2016

Accounting firm continues adding expertise with addition of New York-based Kranz and Company LLP  New York, NY (July 6, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, announced today that the personnel of New York-based Kranz & Company LLP joined the firm, effective July 1, 2016. The addition...

Marks Paneth Celebrates Opening of New Office Location

June 16, 2016

Leading accounting firm hosts ribbon cutting ceremony with Westchester County officials (PURCHASE, NY-- June 16, 2016) - Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, officially inaugurated its new Westchester County office on June 9 with an open house and ceremonial ribbon cutting led by Robert Astorino, Westchester County Executive....

Marks Paneth Expands International Tax Practice with Addition of New Talent

April 4, 2016

Leading accounting firm bolsters tax expertise in the international arena (NEW YORK, NY-- Apr. 4, 2016) - Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Curtis Best, 50, has joined the firm as a partner with its International Tax practice. Mr. Best brings more than 20...

Digital Landscape Continues to Complicate Fundraising, Nonprofit Leaders Say

March 28, 2016

Email Campaigns are Mediocre Replacements for Traditional Mail Campaigns, According to Survey by Marks Paneth; Most Nonprofits Plan to Look to Crowd-Funding for Ideas (NEW YORK, NY-- Mar. 28, 2016) - Despite their cost advantages, email fundraising campaigns aren’t delivering the needed results, especially compared with traditional mail campaigns, say nonprofit...

Marks Paneth’s International Reach Expands Significantly

March 1, 2016

(NEW YORK, NY-- Mar. 1, 2016) - Marks Paneth LLP, the largest US member of international association Morison International (MI) since January 2012, is delighted to announce that it has significantly expanded its international reach following the merger of MI with another leading association, KS International (KSi), to form Morison KSi. ...

Property Executives Agree with WTC Developer Silverstein: Lower Manhattan Has Remade Itself into Ame

February 29, 2016

But Concern About Flooding Tempers Enthusiasm and May Affect Decisions to Invest, Buy or Lease, According to New Survey of Real Estate Professionals (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 29, 2016) - Real estate executives agree with World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein: “Lower Manhattan has…remade itself into the new media and entertainment...

On the Horizon for Nonprofits: Big Leadership Succession Challenges

February 29, 2016

Survey of Nonprofit Executives Reveals Lack of Succession Planning for Top Roles; Retention of Young Talent Also Emerges as Issue (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 29, 2016) - Despite the bulge of Baby Boomers nearing retirement, nonprofits and their boards haven’t been proactive about succession planning for leaders and other top positions....

Nonprofit Leaders Say Increased Donor Demand for Evidence of Impact Makes It Hard to Raise Money

February 22, 2016

Most Nonprofit Leaders Will Change Measurement Approaches over Next Three Years to Better Meet Donor Expectations, According to Survey by Marks Paneth (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 22, 2016) - A survey of nonprofit leaders puts highlights how demands by donors for reporting on the social returns of their gifts represent a...

Times Square Office Buildings Will Be Challenged by New Office Space, Tenant Exodus and Negative Per

February 22, 2016

In Addition, Professionals Hedge on Whether Hudson Yards Will Succeed – but Think It Will Have Greater Positive Long-Term Impact than World Trade Center and Other Mega-Projects (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 22, 2016) - Expect turbulence for Times Square commercial real estate. With new office space opening in the neighborhood and...

Marks Paneth Adds Depth to Key Practice Areas

February 18, 2016

Leading accounting firm announces addition of five partners across real estate and tax practices (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 18, 2016) - Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that four partners have joined the firm, effective January 1, 2016. Isidor Hefter, CPA, is a Partner...

Mark Levenfus Becomes Managing Partner Emeritus of Marks Paneth

February 9, 2016

(NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 9, 2016) - Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm Marks Paneth LLP has named Mark Levenfus as Managing Partner Emeritus, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Levenfus recently served as Co-Managing Partner with Harry Moehringer, who continues to serve as the firm’s Managing Partner. “The Marks Paneth family...

New York's Waterfront Neighborhoods Will Be Next Technology Industry Hotspots, Property Executives S

February 8, 2016

Long Island City, Brooklyn Navy Yard and Lower Manhattan Are Expected to Lead in Leasing; Most Professionals Expect Retrofits of Older Buildings (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 8, 2016)– New York’s next “hot” technology industry neighborhoods will be on the waterfront, say real estate executives in a new survey by Marks...

Nonprofit Leaders Say Evening Galas Are Here To Stay

February 8, 2016

Despite Changing Tastes and New Ways to Reaching Supporters, Most Nonprofits Say Galas are Indispensable Fundraising Staples, According to Marks Paneth Survey (NEW YORK, NY-- Feb. 8, 2016)- As final fundraising numbers from the fall 2015 nonprofit gala season are tallied, many organizations will be thinking about the value of these...

Marks Paneth Re-Elects Harry Moehringer as Managing Partner

January 27, 2016

Leading accouting firm shifts leadership structure to advance future growth strategy (NEW YORK, NY-- Jan. 27, 2016) - Accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP announced today that its partnership has re-elected Harry Moehringer as the firm’s Managing Partner, which became effective January 2016. In this role, he will continue...

Marks Paneth Announces Partner and Principal Promotions

January 26, 2016

Leading accounting firm experiences significant growth in its partnership (NEW YORK, NY-- Jan. 26, 2016) - Marks Paneth, a leading accounting, tax and advisory firm has named Marc M. Despagni, Brian L. Fox, Joseph M. Klein, Mendy Schmookler and Sibi B. Thomas as Partners and Alyssa Forslund as a Principal. Marc...

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