INDUSTRIES

Grassi & Co. is built around a client-centered approach that provides expertise focused on an organization’s specific needs. Our Industry Practice Groups are built around teams of specialists who continuously study the dynamics of their industry in order to make positive business improvements for clients.

SERVICES

Providing services that meet and exceed our clients’ expectations is our top priority. We use a multi-functional approach with industry and subject matter experts who have the knowledge, skills, and experience to provide value-added services focused on bringing clients to the next level of success.

NEWS

Grassi & Co. Launches Newly Redesigned Website

NEW YORK – July 14, 2015 – Grassi & Co., a leading accounting and business consulting firm headquartered in the New York Metro region, announced today the launch of its newly redesigned website. The revamped website provides quick and easy access to essential information and features that offer an understanding of the firm’s mission, as well as, its comprehensive suite of services developed to help companies achieve sustainable financial success. The new website also provides access to detailed information on the firm’s subsidiaries, Grassi Technology Consultants, LLC (“GTC”) and Grassi Fund Administration Services, Inc. (“GFAS”).

The redesigned Grassi & Co. website has improved functionality and a more refined design.  It provides visitors with a heightened visual experience to enhance navigation and improve accessibility to service, industry and market information. The site also includes an updated careers section to enhance the decision process for professionals and students looking to join the Grassi & Co. Team.  The new website goes live today, July 14, 2015, and is located at the same address: http://www.grassicpas.com/.

“We are excited about our new website launch and the enhanced usability it provides to our visitors,” said Frank Vitale, Grassi & Co.’s Chief Marketing Officer.  “We believe that this new site will allow our visitors to have a very informative and visually enjoyable experience as we continue to strive to achieve our mission to make business better and help our employees, our clients and our community grow and succeed.

Grassi & Co.’s new website will be updated on a regular basis with industry news and surveys, market intelligence, business activity, corporate milestones and events, and accounting and tax updates. Visitors are encouraged to explore the website and sign up for direct emails from the firm at http://www.grassicpas.com/join-our-mailing-list/.

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 About Grassi & Co.: Grassi & Co. is a premier professional service organization specializing in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. Grassi & Co. has offices in Manhattan, Long Island and Rockland County, NY as well as internationally through its association with Moore Stephens International. Grassi & Co. specializes in professional services for the Architecture & Engineering, Not-for-Profit, Construction, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Transportation and Healthcare industries, among others.

David M. Rottkamp Named Partner-In-Charge of Grassi & Co.’s New York City Office

Grassi & Co. is proud to announce that David M. Rottkamp, CPA, who is a Partner and the Not-for-Profit Practice Leader at Grassi & Co., has been named the Partner-In-Charge of the firm’s New York City office.

David has spent more than 27 years providing audit and advisory services to the Not-For-Profit industry. In his role as Not-For-Profit Practice Leader at Grassi & Co., David has developed the group into a dedicated team of experts, comprised of four partners and 20 staffed professionals who study the industry continuously and have an unmatched knowledge base. He and his team focus on providing a full suite of services to not-for-profit organizations of all kinds, including special needs organizations and social service providers, religious organizations, educational institutions, membership associations, healthcare providers, foundations, and arts and cultural groups.

Since beginning his career, David has advised some of the region’s most successful not-for-profit organizations in areas such as strategic business development and operations, financial reporting systems, compliance with governmental and other third party rules and regulations, internal control reviews, developing financial forecasts, and providing quality board education and governance advice and training. Through his focus on education and board awareness, he has dramatically improved the internal governance structure of many of the organizations he serves.

“David’s ability to streamline processes and demonstrate exceptional leadership are just a couple of the reasons he is a fantastic choice to run our New York City location. His ability to inspire our staff as well as exceed our client’s expectations has been a major contribution to the firm’s success,” says Lou Grassi, the firm’s Managing Partner and CEO.

An active member of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), David is Immediate Past Chair of the Not-for-Profit committee and several of its subcommittees, including government funding sources and cost reporting updates. Prior to this, David has also chaired the statewide Not-for-Profit Conference for the NYSSCPA for the previous four years. David currently chairs the NYSSCPA’s Public Sector Oversight Committee. David is the chair of a NYSSCPA subcommittee, working with the New York State Consolidated Fiscal Reporting Interagency Committee, collaborating with NYS officials on CFR audit and preparation quality and possible revisions to Appendix AA, “Audit Guidelines” of the CFR instructional manual and the instruction manual itself.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the Firm in the New York Metropolitan area. Additionally, I am excited to work with all of our partners to enhance the culture of excellence that drives our commitment to provide exceptional service to our clients and the New York City business community,” says Rottkamp. David can be reached at drottkamp@grassicpas.com.

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About Grassi & Co.: Grassi & Co. is a premier professional service organization specializing in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. Grassi & Co. has offices in Manhattan, Long Island and Rockland County, NY as well as internationally through its association with Moore Stephens International. Grassi & Co. specializes in professional services for the Not-for-Profit, Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Transportation and Healthcare industries, among others.

 

2015 Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Market Outlook Survey Results Revealed

NEW YORK – April 6, 2015 – Grassi & Co. and Zetlin & De Chiara LLP joined forces on April 2nd to co-host the 2015 A&E Market Outlook Briefing at The Union League Club in NYC. At the event, the results of the 2015 Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Market Outlook Survey were revealed.

The A&E Market Outlook Survey was created by Grassi & Co. and Zetlin & De Chiara LLP in an effort to provide architecture and engineering executives with a market intelligence tool to assist in guiding their business objectives and strategies. The survey is a valuable resource that helps identify best practices, emerging trends, and industry benchmarks to assist in planning for the year ahead.

During the panel discussion, industry executives shared perspectives on the survey’s key findings and other topics, including the current state of the Architecture and Engineering markets, expectations for growth within various industry sectors and at their respective firms, and industry trends that are impacting the New York regional Architecture & Engineering community.

Robert Brewer, Grassi & Co. Partner and A&E Industry Leader, and Michael Vardaro, Managing Partner at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, moderated the conversation with a distinguished group of panelists, which included: Joseph R. Amato, Senior Partner, Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP; Peter Catalano, Chief Financial Officer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC; Guy Geier, Managing Partner, FXFOWLE Architects; and Mitchel W. Simpler, Managing Partner, Jaros Baum & Bolles.

The 2015 A&E Market Outlook Briefing was sponsored by SourceHOV. If you would like a copy of the complete survey report, please contact marketing@grassicpas.com.

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About Grassi & Co.: Grassi & Co. is a premier professional service organization specializing in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. Grassi & Co. has offices in Manhattan, Long Island and Rockland County, NY as well as internationally through its association with Moore Stephens International. Grassi & Co. specializes in professional services for the Architecture & Engineering, Not-for-Profit, Construction, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Technology, Media & Telecommunication, Transportation and Healthcare industries, among others.

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In today’s economic environment, Organizations need the proper strategic guidance to help them leverage best practices, maximize profitability, and implement better decision-making.

Each organization is different and deserves to receive personal attention and guidance from experts who understand their business.  Working with advisers who will custom-tailor their services to meet the specific needs of your business, provides value that will translate into savings and growth.  At Grassi & Co., we focus on adding value and offering services that go beyond the traditional financial statement or tax return to ensure your success.

We are a New York CPA and consulting firm with international capabilities through Moore Stephens International. We serve clients throughout the New York metro area including Manhattan, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Counties, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania as well as clients across the country and around the world.

Our accounting, tax and business consulting professionals welcome the opportunity to learn about your business and provide you with world class accounting services and business consulting expertise. Grassi & Co. has the experience and skill to help you succeed and achieve your strategic objectives.