Brock, Schechter & Polakoff LLP has added Gould & Swanson PC  and John P. Whitty PC to its firm.

Gould & Swanson has been around for 45 years, and John P. Whitty for 23 years. Both firms specialize in tax and assurance. 

William Swierat, John Whitty and seven of their employees will be joining Brock, Schechter & Polakoff.

Brock, Schechter & Polakoff was founded in Buffalo, N.Y., in 1972 through the merger of three individual practices—Joseph Brock, Norbert Schechter and Hyman Polakoff. The firm has more than 35 professionals.

In addition to traditional accounting services, the firm also handles forensic and fraud investigations, auditing, tax management business consulting, human resources consulting, litigation support and wealth management services.