William M. Stocker III, CPA

Senior Consultant

William M. Stocker III
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Long Island
88 Froehlich Farm Boulevard
Woodbury, NY 11797-2921
Phone: 212.503.8875
Fax: 212.503.8874


William M. Stocker III, CPA, is the Senior Consultant at Marks Paneth LLP.  In this capacity he provides internal consulting services on audit, accounting and financial reporting issues.  In his client service role, he functions as engagement quality control review partner on key audit and review engagements as well as serves on corporate financial advisory services engagements in the areas of financial reporting, valuation and SEC matters.

Mr. Stocker began his career with a series of small firms before joining Paneth, Haber & Zimmerman LLP, a predecessor of today’s firm, in 1984.  During his tenure at Marks Paneth, he has been involved in providing services to clients in virtually all of the industries served by the firm.  He has also been a key member of the team on many litigation services engagements relating to securities issues, accounting malpractice and business valuation.

He is a member of the firm’s China Desk, a cross-disciplinary team of professionals who can assist both US and Chinese businesses and individuals looking to work, invest, raise capital or do business in China and the United States.

Throughout his career, Mr. Stocker has been a guest speaker at conferences, seminars and client gatherings.  He has been published in The CPA Journal.  He also serves as a prepublication reviewer for this publication.


University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
Bachelor of Science - Concentrations: Accounting and Management

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Accounting and Auditing Oversight Committee
Member, International Accounting and Auditing Committee
Past Chair, Financial Accounting Standards Committee
Past Chair, Auditing Standards and Procedures Committee
Past Chair, Foundation for Accounting Education's Annual Auditing Conference
Forum of Firms (International Federation of Accountants)

Practice Areas

Quality Review
Audit and Accounting Standards

Licensed In

New York

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