Marks Paneth’s Warren Ruppel Appointed to Lead Government Practice

March 9, 2017

Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, announced today that Warren Ruppel, Partner in the firm’s midtown Manhattan headquarters, was appointed Practice Leader for Government Services.

“Since joining the firm, Warren has developed a robust practice serving many leading governmental entities across the region,” commented Michael McNee, Co-Partner-in-Charge of Marks Paneth’s Nonprofit, Government and Healthcare Group, and Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Attest Services. “While he will continue to serve the nonprofit and higher education sectors, this move demonstrates our firm’s commitment to enhancing our government practice.”

Mr. Ruppel has more than 35 years of experience in accounting and auditing for governmental entities and nonprofits. Prior to joining Marks Paneth, he served as the Assistant Comptroller for Accounting of The City of New York, where he was responsible for all aspects of the City's accounting and financial reporting. He has also previously served as the CFO of a nonprofit organization, and has more than 10 years’ experience serving nonprofits and governmental entities at “Big Four” accounting firms.

For more information, please contact Diane Paoletta of Marks Paneth LLP at 212.503.8919 or dpaoletta@markspaneth.com.

About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP, a premier accounting firm dating back to 1907, is ranked the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation, as reported by Accounting Today. With a team of nearly 700 people, including more than 90 partners, based out of offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region, Marks Paneth provides public and private businesses with a full range of audit, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services, as well as litigation and financial advisory services, to domestic and international clients.  The firm serves clients in a wide range of industries including real estate; hospitality; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; retail; media and entertainment; nonprofit, government and healthcare; financial and professional services industries; and high-net-worth individuals and their families.

The firm also provides information technology consulting services to small and medium-sized companies and nonprofit organizations through its subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC.

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

About Marks Paneth’s Nonprofit, Government and Healthcare Group

Marks Paneth’s Nonprofit, Government and Healthcare Group offers a wide range of auditing, accounting, tax and advisory services designed to meet the specific needs of the three distinct sectors. Our understanding of the unique challenges that nonprofit organizations, healthcare and government entities face has enabled us to successfully serve many of the region’s leading organizations for more than 50 years.