Focus on what counts

Gary M. Karlitz, CPA, ABV/CFF, CBA, ASA

Consultant

gkarlitz@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Ohio University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Designated as a Senior Expert Valuation Analyst by the ASA, the AICPA, and the IBA

Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA

"I read three newspapers every day. Keeping my finger on the pulse of what's happening in the business world is invaluable in my work, and I'm always guaranteed to learn something new."

Gary Karlitz brings more than 40 years of experience as a consultant in the firm's Valuation and Forensic Services Practice. He provides a wide range of forensic and valuation services in the areas of shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, matrimonial disputes, economic damage analysis, corporate recoveries, and intellectual property disputes.

Experience

Gary negotiates in mergers and acquisitions matters and in divorce proceedings on behalf of his clients, for whom he also provides comprehensive accounting, taxation, and valuation support. He also has extensive experience serving as a court-appointed referee and neutral valuator, and frequently testifies as an expert witness in federal and state courts.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Ohio University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Designated as a Senior Expert Valuation Analyst by the ASA, the AICPA, and the IBA

Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA

Affiliations

Member, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA)

Gary is a past member of the AICPA’s national Valuation Exam Committee, for which he was responsible for the preparation of the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) specialty examination. Gary has also served on the Steering Committee for the National Divorce Conferences co-sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

"I read three newspapers every day. Keeping my finger on the pulse of what's happening in the business world is invaluable in my work, and I'm always guaranteed to learn something new."