Long Island accounting firm Janover Rubinroit LLC has merged with tax and estate specialists Roberts, Rick & Moses LLP, in addition to relocating and expanding its New York offices.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
It’s the second merger in less than four months for Janover, which acquired the former Gilbert & Levy LLP in late 2006. The firm is the accounting arm of the JR Group Companies, which provides a variety of financial advisory services.
Roberts Rick & Moses has already moved its 10-person professional and support staff from Merrick, N.Y., to Janover’s headquarters in Garden City, N.Y. The merger brings the total Janover headcount to 85 -- including 42 accountants and professional staff. The firm has 12 partners, three principals and three joint venture partners.
Roberts Rick & Moses co-founder and managing partner Ken Rick will join Janover as a partner, while firm co-founder Martin Moses will also remain with the combined firm.
At the same time, Janover relocated its Manhattan offices and expects to double its staff based in the city by the close of 2007. In addition to accounting and advisory services, Janover’s New York office serves the entertainment industry through the firm’s Royalty Review affiliate, which works with publishing and music clients to verify that they are receiving royalty payments in accordance with their industry contracts.
In a statement, Janover managing partner Michael Goodman said that his firm will continue to target midsized companies, and noted that the firm’s volume has multiplied six-fold in the past 10 years.
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