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Citrin Cooperman Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Citrin Cooperman is proud to announce the celebration of its 40th year providing accounting, tax, and business advisory services.  The firm was founded in 1979 in a two-bedroom apartment in New York City with seed money from two iconic rock and roll bands and has since grown into an over $250 million business with over 1000 employees across 14 locations along the east coast of the U.S., as well as the UK, India, and Cayman Islands.


“When I think back at where we started to where we are today – It has been an amazing journey. I am very proud of our evolution and the reputation that we have been able to earn over these past 40 years,” said CEO and Co-Founder Joel Cooperman.  “Much of our growth and success, much of which can be directly attributed to the outstanding efforts of our partners and staff and to our incredibly loyal clients.  I look forward to seeing what the future will bring.”

After initially offering core tax and audit services, as well as services for the music entertainment industry, Citrin Cooperman has evolved into a full-service accounting, tax, and business advisory firm, having built out several specialty advisory service areas, including valuation, forensic accounting, transaction advisory, strategy and business transformation, cybersecurity, wealth management, technology and risk advisory consulting, accounting advisory, business management and family office, outsourced solutions, and more.  The firm has steadily grown through a combination of organic growth and transactions, with over 40 firms having joined Citrin Cooperman in 40 years, lending credence to the firm’s reputation for being top business growth advisors.  The firm will be celebrating the milestone with internal and external initiatives throughout the year.

“We never could have imagined, in 1979, what the firm would become 40 years later,” said Co-Founder Niles Citrin.  “It’s been an exciting journey, and I’m confident the next chapter will be just as fruitful for the firm and our clients.”

Throughout 2019, Citrin Cooperman will focus on addressing the evolutionary trends impacting the industry, their communities and their client’s businesses.  The firm has an array of initiatives and events planned, focusing on issues surrounding leadership, growth, and how to not only survive, but thrive, through this exciting time.  Citrin Cooperman will expand its marketing efforts into satellite radio and social media to expand its reach and share best practices with businesses who are looking to continue to evolve.  To learn more about the firm’s history and anniversary plans, please visit the firm’s special anniversary microsite at


About Citrin Cooperman: Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, full-service assurance, tax, and business advisory firms in the United States, having steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” Rooted in our core values, we provide a comprehensive, integrated business approach to traditional services, which includes proactive insights throughout the lifecycle of our clients wherever they do business, across the globe.  Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.

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