Szymkowiak merges in Blesy

Szymkowiak & Associates CPAs, PC, a CPA firm based in Williamsville, New York, has added Blesy & Associates, a firm in nearby Amherst, New York, effective Nov. 1, 2019.

The combined firms will operate under Szymkowiak’s name. Szymkowiak offers tax, accounting and consulting services for individuals, trusts and private businesses. It will be expanding its offices at its current location to accommodate all the employees.

Szymkowiak has 37 employees, including five partners and 18 CPAs, while Blesy has four employees, including one partner and two CPAs. Szymkowiak & Associates was founded by Dennis Szymkowiak in 2001. Blesy & Associates was founded by David Blesy over 30 years ago. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Agreeing to merge the firms was an easy decision for all involved,” said Joe Falbo, a partner at Szymkowiak & Associates, in a statement. “The extremely similar nature of our firms’ culture and client base made this a perfect pairing. The combination of our firms continues to move us closer to our goal of assembling the highest level of talent, which will enable us to locally serve the needs of our clients and [Western New York] well into the future.”

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