Grassi Names New Co-Leader of New York City Office
New York, N.Y., July 22, 2021 – Grassi, one of the New York City area’s largest accounting firms, announced that Stephen J. Mannhaupt has been named the firm’s co-leader of the NYC market. The appointment comes as the firm remobilizes its New York City workforce and strategically repositions its approach to helping the city’s businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
Mannhaupt will co-lead the NYC office, located at 488 Madison Avenue, with Jeffrey Agranoff, who has served as one of Grassi’s NYC market leaders since 2019. Together, Mannhaupt and Agranoff will oversee the staff, operations and growth strategies of the firm’s NYC workforce.
As a partner and the leader of Grassi’s renowned Assurance and Attest Services Group, Mannhaupt has extensive experience in all facets of client service, business consulting and regulatory compliance in New York City and the surrounding metro area. He also develops Grassi’s growth strategies as a member of the Executive Committee and advances the firm’s digital capabilities as leader of the Innovation Committee.
“Just as quickly as the pandemic upended New York City and our clients’ business plans, Grassi has been pivoting our service approach to continually meet their needs in this new landscape,” said Louis C. Grassi, CEO and Managing Partner of Grassi. “Steve’s strong leadership experience, entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen make him the ideal professional to help lead this charge in the New York City market.”
Grassi’s NYC office provides advisory, tax and audit services to individuals and business clients in the construction, real estate, not-for-profit, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution industries, among others. NYC is one of seven Grassi locations, which also include offices in Jericho, Ronkonkoma and White Plains, N.Y.; Park Ridge, N.J.; Needham, MA; and Palm Beach, FL.