Marks Paneth Appoints Ryszard Jania as Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's New Jersey Office

January 6, 2021

New York, NY (January 6, 2021) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has appointed Ryszard (Rich) Jania as Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s New Jersey Office. Mr. Jania succeeds John Evans, who retired on December 31. In this role, Mr. Jania will oversee the New Jersey office’s strategic growth and direction and provide leadership on office matters, while deepening his community involvement and building the firm’s brand in the marketplace.

With over 20 years of audit, consulting and buy-side transactional advisory experience, Mr. Jania specializes in advising franchises, specifically quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and casual dining establishments. He will continue to support his clients with the highest levels of service.

“Rich has been a mainstay in our New Jersey office and has developed strong relationships within the New Jersey business community,” said Harry Moehringer, Managing Partner of the firm. “With his expertise, talent and leadership skills, he is well positioned to build upon John Evans’ significant legacy, inspire new growth and address the most critical issues facing our New Jersey clients to help them reach their individual success.”

Abe Schlisselfeld, who serves alongside Mr. Moehringer as Managing Partner, added: “Rich embodies the deep commitment to clients and community that Marks Paneth is known for, and I am confident he will perpetuate the values upon which this firm is based well into the future.”

Marks Paneth has a long and rewarding history of serving the residents and businesses of New Jersey. The firm’s New Jersey office provides tax and audit services to commercial businesses, high-net-worth individuals and family offices, as well as litigation support services for attorneys. Last year, Marks Paneth was voted the #1 Accounting Firm in New Jersey in the NJBIZ Reader Rankings