May 30, 2017

Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Lawrence Cohen, Partner, and Hospitality Leader, will represent the firm’s Hospitality Group on a panel discussion at the 39th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, taking place June 4-6, 2017.

Mr. Cohen will lend his insights to a workshop on “The Hospitality Technological Evolution: The Hotel of the Future,” which will address the new wave of technology emerging in the hospitality industry, including virtual reality, augmented reality, the Internet of things, robotics, blockchains, and industrialized analytics.

Under Mr. Cohen’s direction, the Marks Paneth Hospitality Group provides audit, tax, and advisory services to entities that own and manage hospitality assets. Clients include limited-service properties, high-end resorts, franchised hotels, boutique hotels, restaurants, catering establishments, and their management companies.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is a premier accounting firm with origins dating back to 1907. With a team of nearly 700 professionals, the firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax and consulting services, with specialties in international tax, forensic accounting, litigation support, family office, and financial advisory services.

Marks Paneth professionals deliver expert knowledge in a wide range of industries, including real estate, hospitality and restaurants; nonprofit, government and healthcare; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; theater, media and entertainment; high-net-worth; and financial and professional services. The firm offers expanded resources through its subsidiary technology consulting firm, Tailored Technologies, LLC, and its membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a global association of professional service firms serving clients’ cross-border accounting, tax and consulting needs.

Headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Florida, Marks Paneth is ranked by Accounting Today as the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and among the top 10 in the Mid-Atlantic Region. For more information, visit