Citrin Cooperman announced today that Michael Hecht and his team will join the firm, effective November 1, 2018. Michael Hecht and James Mahon will join as partners, along with their 16 member staff, in Citrin Cooperman’s New York City headquarters.
“We are thrilled to have Michael Hecht and his staff join Citrin Cooperman. Their expertise with the arts, entertainment, trusts and estates, and high net worth families is a perfect fit,” said Citrin Cooperman CEO, Joel Cooperman. “They will be a considerable asset to our firm.”
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Hecht, Mahon, and their team were part of Hecht and Company, P.C., which was co-founded by Hecht in 1963. The group provides high-level tax and accounting services to closely- and privately-owned businesses, with a special focus on the arts, culture, and entertainment industries, as well as private foundations and high net worth individuals.
“We are looking forward to having Michael, James, and their staff join our team in New York City,” said Patricia Cummings and Michael DeVito, co-managing partners of Citrin Cooperman’s New York City office. “The group has a sterling reputation for being knowledgeable advisors with a focus on quality and client service.”
“We’re very pleased to be joining Citrin Cooperman and working with some of the most talented professionals in the industry,” said Hecht. “With Citrin Cooperman, we will be able to retain our entrepreneurial spirit and personalized client service, while gaining the deep bench of resources that only a large firm can provide.”