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 40 in the Accounting Profession’.

Mr. Thomas joined Marks Paneth in 2005 and plans, coordinates and conducts audits for a wide range of nonprofit organizations – including large social service organizations, third-party funded organizations, educational institutions, charities, fundraising and membership organizations. He has led numerous training seminars for clients and the firm’s professionals on various topics relating to new accounting standards, governance, compliance and financial reporting.

In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Thomas continues to hone his expertise in nonprofit accounting as a faculty member at New York University. He is also regularly published in nonprofit-related publications, discussing governance and financial reporting challenges faced by the sector.

“I’m very proud of Sibi’s accomplishment. His selection to the CPA Practice Advisor’s ‘40 Under 40 in the Accounting Profession’ is a great accolade in recognition of his contributions to our profession,” said Michael McNee, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Nonprofit and Government Group. “We are fortunate to have Sibi as a Partner at Marks Paneth. His skills, paired with his approach to client service, are exemplary of our firm’s culture and core values.”

You can read Mr. Thomas’s 40 Under 40 interview with CPA Practice Advisor here.

For more information, please contact John McKenna of ICR, Inc. at (203) 682-8252 or

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm with more than 600 people, including over 80 partners and principals. The firm provides public and private businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services as well as litigation and 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, hospitality, media, entertainment, nonprofit and government services 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, Marks Paneth’s membership in Morison KSi Ltd., 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 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th 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 sixth year in a row.

Marks Paneth is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit

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