Mazars Acquires New York-Based Accounting Firm Elliot Horowitz & Company

Accounting, tax, and consulting firm Mazars USA LLP has announced that effective November 1, the 40 person team of Elliot Horowitz & Company LLP had joined the Firm.

Elliot Horowitz & Company is a New York based firm which provides a broad variety of accounting, tax and consulting services geared toward entrepreneurial businesses and high net worth individuals.

Chairman and CEO of Mazars USA LLP, Victor Wahba, said, “This is a very exciting time for us and our clients as we grow our footprint in the New York region and expand our capabilities. The merger is a critical piece in our growth strategy in providing top-tier services to entrepreneurial businesses and high net worth individuals, a very important business segment of our firm. We look forward to continuing to provide our clients with a robust platform of service offerings and first-class teams, while helping them thrive and grow.”

As part of the transaction, Elliot Horowitz, Bruce Balsam, Stuart Kamelhar and Barbara LaRocca have joined Mazars USA as Partners.

“We are pleased to join Mazars USA to ensure the next stage in the growth of our business to a firm with national and global reach. We are confident that this is the right course for our clients and employees, and together we will provide the highest level of client service for which Mazars and Elliot Horowitz & Company are known for,” said Elliot Horowitz, Founder of Elliot Horowitz & Company.

Elliot Horowitz, CPA, founded Elliot Horowitz & Company, LLP in June 1980 to focus professional accounting services on the needs of entrepreneurial businesses and their owners. Bruce Balsam, CPA, Barbara LaRocca, CPA, and Stuart Kamelhar, CPA, became partners in 1993, 1998 and 2000, respectively.

The Elliot Horowitz & Company team will relocate to the Mazars USA New York office in May 2018, but will integrate their professionals and practice areas immediately.