Howard Hoff has been promoted to partner-in-charge of Marks Paneth LLP’s new commercial business group.
The newly created group assists manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, retail and construction clients improve their business, structure and profitability.
The group brings together specific expertise and capabilities from a range of the firm's practices and is designed to help clients solve challenging problems.
Hoff initially joined Marks Paneth in 1996. He advises buy and sell side of merger and acquisition transactions from identifying the target to due diligence and structuring.
In addition, Hoff serves lending institutions, providing input to lending institutions on initial funding and annual examinations related to borrowers in the professional services, apparel, textile and diamond and jewelry industries.
He also helps to create efficient tax plans for inbound foreign groups as well as domestic companies looking to do business overseas.
Hoff holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Boston University. He is a member of the AICPA and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.