SOURCE: Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

Marks Paneth & Shron LLP

April 07, 2010 10:28 ET

Accounting Firm Marks Paneth & Shron LLP Names Michael L. McNee as New Head of Westchester Office

McNee Will Continue to Also Serve as Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's Nonprofit Practice

TARRYTOWN, NY and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 7, 2010) -  Marks Paneth & Shron LLP (MP&S), a leading New York area accounting firm, announced today that Michael L. McNee, CPA,51, Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Nonprofit and Government Services practice, has been named Partner-in-Charge of the firm's Westchester office located at 660 White Plains Road in Tarrytown. 

In his new role, Mr. McNee will continue to lead MP&S's Nonprofit and Government Services Group. As head of the firm's Westchester office, Mr. McNee will spearhead new business development strategy, policy and talent acquisition for the MP&S Tarrytown office.

"Mike's deep experience as an auditor and trusted advisor to numerous exempt organizations adds significant value to the continuum of capabilities that we deliver to our clients in Westchester, the northern suburbs and southern Connecticut," said Arthur E. Cannata, CPA and Mark Levenfus, CPA, Managing Partners of Marks Paneth & Shron. "In addition, we are confident that Mike's leadership and vision will help our clients navigate the challenges of this difficult economic environment."

The firm's Tarrytown office was recently ranked the 7th largest accounting firm in Westchester by The Westchester Business Journal. MP&S is based in Manhattan.

About Michael L. McNee, CPA

Michael L. McNee, CPA, has over 25 years of experience dedicated to exempt organizations. Mr. McNee has served in public accounting as an auditor and advisor to numerous organizations and has had partner-level experience in both global and regional professional services firm environments. His specialties include audit and tax for a wide variety of nonprofit entities, including third-party government-funded organizations, as well as those that are contribution-based. 

In addition to serving as Partner-in-Charge of the MP&S Nonprofit practice, Mr. McNee is a member of the firm's Operating and Executive Committees. Through his role in these capacities, he provides input into the firm's strategy and assists in setting policy and providing oversight. 

Mr. McNee is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA). He has held several leadership positions with the NYSSCPA. Mr. McNee has served on its Nonprofit Organizations Committee for over a decade and is also a past committee chairman.

Mr. McNee donates his time and expertise to charitable organizations as a volunteer. He has helped run Special Olympics events and has served on Boards of charities. Mr. McNee holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Pace University.

About Marks Paneth & Shron

Marks Paneth & Shron LLP is an accounting firm with nearly 475 people, of whom 64 are partners and principals. The firm provides businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, bankruptcy and restructuring services as well as litigation and corporate financial advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm also specializes in providing tax advisory and consulting for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as a wide range of services for international, real estate, media, entertainment, nonprofit, professional and financial services and energy clients.

The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services. In addition, its membership in JHI, the 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 & Shron LLP, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 32nd largest accounting firm in the U.S., and the 15th largest in the New York area. Its headquarters are in Manhattan. Additional offices are in Westchester, Long Island and the Cayman Islands. For more information, please visit www.markspaneth.com.

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