Hope Goldstein, CPA

Partner-in-Charge, Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group

Hope Goldstein
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New York City
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.503.6351
Fax: 212.503.6352


Hope Goldstein, CPA, is the Partner-in-Charge of the Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group at Marks Paneth LLP. Ms. Goldstein brings to her role the skills she has developed during more than 27 years of providing accounting and auditing services to her clients in the nonprofit, higher education and public sector industries. She co-leads a team of more than 60 professionals who specialize in the nonprofit industry and focus on ensuring the accuracy and transparency of clients’ accounting records, audit documentation and tax filings.

Ms. Goldstein oversees and serves as a core committee member of the firm's LEADS initiative, which promotes the retention and professional development of women at Marks Paneth. Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Ms. Goldstein was a director with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she focused on accounting and auditing for many of their largest clients, including public charities, private foundations, colleges and universities, social services and membership organizations, and cultural institutions.

Her experience includes audit and attest engagements as well as projects involving mergers, initial bond offerings, governance structures, forecasts, internal control and systems studies, risk assessments and assurance activities. She has led numerous training seminars for her clients and professional staff on various topics relating to new accounting standards, governance, compliance and financial reporting.


Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
Bachelor of Science
Major: Accounting

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
     Member, Not-For-Profit Accounting
     Past Member, Government Accounting
     and  Auditing Committee,
     Advancement of Women Committee
     and Tax-Exempt Organizations
Past Board Member, Brooklyn College Foundation
Past Member, Development Committee, Missing and Exploited Children
Past Treasurer, Fifth Avenue Committee
Past Member, Executive Committee, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training
Past Chairperson, Finance Committee, Musical Theatre Works

Practice Areas

Public Charities
Private Foundations 
Colleges and Universities
Social Services 
Membership Organizations
Cultural Institutions

Licensed In

New York