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Grassi & Co. Acquires Bernstein and Seidman, CPA

Grassi & Co. is pleased to announce that they have acquired Bernstein & Seidman, CPA this week.

Robert M. Bernstein brings decades of experience in the field of Accounting. Over the past 30 years, the firm has accrued over 250 clients in various industries including retail sales, import/export, food, pharmaceuticals, real estate, and, most notably, the automotive industry.

“As the automotive industry faces never-ending challenges on standards of leasing and revenue recognition, we look forward to partnering with a firm like Bernstein and Seidman whose commitment to those in the automotive industry is unparalleled,” said Louis C. Grassi, CPA, CFE, Grassi & Co. Managing Partner and CEO.  “Merging Bernstein into our company allows us to grow our accounting services practice and expand our geographical footprint.”

Grassi & Co. was founded in 1980 by CEO and Managing Partner, Louis C. Grassi whose goal was to build a firm that would add true value and provide clients with tools for success. As a firm, Lou believes its success relies on a focus on entrepreneurialism, both in how the firm is run and in how its professionals approach clients' needs and challenges. That is why Grassi & Co. professionals consider themselves “Success Consultants”.

“We pride ourselves on our hands-on approach with clients and ensure that when we are engaged on a transaction, our client's business needs are structured to take advantage of the various tax incentives available,” said Robert Bernstein, a new Partner at Grassi & Co. “Partnering with a firm like Grassi & Co. will aid us in being able to offer our clients the products and services needed to help them grow their business and compete in today's changing landscape.”

Bernstein and his staff currently have offices in Westchester County, NY and are slated to move sometime in May to White Plains, NY.

Grassi & Co., the 70th largest firm in the U.S., is a premier professional service organization specializing in accounting, auditing, tax, technology, and business consulting services. Grassi & Co. has offices in Manhattan, Long Island, Westchester County, 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, Energy & Natural Resources, and Healthcare industries, among others.