After the passage of a New York State law allowing same-sex couples to marry, a New York City wealth management firm has named a new CPA partner to provide same-sex couples with financial planning advice.

Fogel Neale Partners said last Friday that Michael Markiewicz, a CPA and Certified Financial Planner, has been named a partner in the wealth management firm. The firm noted that Markiewicz is gay and will be able to help same-sex couples with structuring their finances under the new law. Among the financial arrangements that need to be made are the distinction between state and federal benefits, transfer of property, joint tax returns, estate planning, and budgeting for wedding costs.

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