Focus on what counts

Christopher Brown

Partner, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

Partner, Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

cabrown@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Baruch College, City University in Accounting

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Illinois, Nevada, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Chris Brown is an audit partner with over 30 years of experience advising a broad range of Fortune 500 companies, institutional investors, and middle-market investment firms in the real estate, private equity, and financial services industries.  He provides his clients with services including financial statement audits, accounting advisory, risk management, regulatory compliance, and business performance improvement.

Experience

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Chris was a partner and Assurance and Advisory Services Practice leader at Mitchell & Titus, LLP, a BDO Alliance USA member firm, and member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited (2006 - 2015). He previously served in various leadership roles at the firm, including as managing partner of their New York office, executive committee member, and chair of their quality and risk committee.

Chris' clients include institutional investors, corporate pension funds, private equity funds, real estate companies, investment management and strategic growth companies. Chris has extensive experience assisting his clients with meeting regulatory and financial reporting requirements, including the enhancement of internal controls. 

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Baruch College, City University in Accounting

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Illinois, Nevada, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Honors & Awards

Business Network Journal, "40 under 40" Achievement Award

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
Member, Board of Directors, Young Audiences New York, Inc.
Member, Baruch College Alumni Association
Member, Board of Directors, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone - Business Resource and Investment Service Center (BRISC)

Outside The Office

Chris is an avid runner that has completed several marathons and endurance races.