Robert J. Hughes, EA

Principal-in-Charge, High-Net-Worth Group

Robert J. Hughes
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New York City
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.503.8942
Fax: 212.503.8941


Robert Hughes, EA, is Principal-in-Charge of the High-Net-Worth Group at Marks Paneth LLP. In this capacity, he handles state, local and federal tax filings, specializing in high-net-worth individuals, estates, trusts and private foundations.

Mr. Hughes began his career with the IRS where he progressed from an entry-level position in the error correction department to a senior position as Office Auditor. He also has extensive experience working in the tax departments of several high-profile banks where he managed tax compliance activities for high-net-worth individuals. In 1997, Mr. Hughes joined Marks Paneth as a Manager. He was quickly promoted to Senior Manager and then to Principal just a few years later.

Throughout his career, Mr. Hughes has accumulated significant knowledge of software which he frequently shares with his peers. He has provided advisory services and has conducted internal seminars for the firm on a number of popular accounting software packages.


Adelphi University
Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Accounting

Pace University, New York City
Masters in Taxation

Professional Memberships

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Enrolled Agents

United Way of New York City
          Member, Planned Giving

Practice Areas

High-Net-Worth Individuals
Private Foundations

Licensed In

National, Enrolled Agent