Focus on what counts
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, State University of New York, Albany

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

“My approach is to understand my clients’ businesses from the ground up and work together with them to figure out their goals, what they need, and what it will take to get there.”

Marc B. Sonnenberg is a partner in the firm's Long Island office with more than 15 years of experience serving a vast array of not-for-profit organizations. He serves as the engagement partner on single audit, other yellow book, and compliance-related engagements.

Experience

Marc takes a holistic approach to client service. He assists his clients in meeting reporting deadlines, providing accurate, meaningful, and timely information to help them understand their businesses and achieve their goals. Marc works with his clients to understand what needs to be done and the deliverables that need to be produced, and develops a collaborative, customized plan for moving forward, tackling any issues proactively as they arise.  Many of Marc’s clients look to him as their trusted advisor, and rely on him to provide guidance on financial reporting and technical matters, deal due diligence, bank refinancing, and internal control guidance.

Marc regularly presents to audit and finance committees of client’s boards of directors on required auditor communications, results of audit engagements, and management letter comments. He advises clients on how to implement new internal controls, policies, and procedures, as recommended in management letters, as well as ways to address compliance-related deficiencies.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman in 2007, Marc began his career in the audit and consulting departments of a large national firm in New York City, where he served public and private companies.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, State University of New York, Albany

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Presentations & Publications

Marc has facilitated technical training to the audit staff, and actively participates in executive roundtable sessions sponsored by Citrin Cooperman.

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Community Involvement

Marc is a coach for the Plainview Baseball Little League and Plainview Old Bethpage Soccer team.

Outside The Office

When not working, Marc enjoys spending time with his family and being actively involved in raising his two young boys. His hobbies include running, coaching baseball and soccer, and watching sports. 

“My approach is to understand my clients’ businesses from the ground up and work together with them to figure out their goals, what they need, and what it will take to get there.”