We are very pleased to announce the next step in our growth. Skoda Minotti has joined Marcum LLP, a top-15 national accounting and advisory firm with a presence in major business markets across the United States and strong international alliances. We believe that this merger will result in significant new benefits to you, our valued clients and friends.

Marcum is one of the largest independent accounting and advisory services firms in the country. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum offers the resources of more than 2200 professionals, including more than 300 partners, in over 30 full-service U.S. locations, including the Midwest and Florida. Marcum also has an international presence in Grand Cayman, China, and Ireland, and is a founding member of LEA Global: Leading Edge Alliance as well as the exclusive U.S. associated partner of ECOVIS, both of which are associations of independent accounting firms around the world.

Like Skoda Minotti, Marcum offers a full spectrum of accounting, audit, and advisory services to its clients and is well-recognized as a leader in serving closely-held, middle-market companies. We are extremely pleased to be able to bring you the extensive resources and deep experience that have established Marcum as one of the country’s top full-service accounting firms for privately owned businesses, family enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and public companies. In addition, as a member of the Marcum Group, we have expanded the comprehensive range of professional services we can offer you, a number of which complement Skoda Minotti’s service portfolio synergistically. The Marcum Group companies include Marcum LLP, Marcum Technology LLC, Marcum Search LLC, Marcum Staffing LLC, Marcum Financial Services LLC, Marcum Wealth Management LLC, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, and Marcum RBK Ireland.

Marcum’s national scope and recognized leadership in the accounting industry will be a significant new asset to you and your Skoda Minotti team as we continue to partner in helping you reach your business goals. We will strive to make the transition seamless for you. Your key contacts and client service teams will remain the same and look forward to supporting you under the Marcum brand. Please contact us with any questions or to learn more about our enhanced service capabilities.

“Marcum’s entrepreneurial focus, commitment to client success and leadership in the accounting and advisory industries are an extension of Skoda Minotti’s legacy to our clients and our team. The synergies between our firms provide a strong foundation for our continued mutual success and growth,” said Gregory J. Skoda, CPA, Skoda Minotti’s chairman and co-founder who built two top 100 firms. He will be joining Marcum as Senior Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Marcum’s new Akron office will be led by Christopher G. Sivak, CPA, and the Tampa office will be led by Daniel E. Dowell, CPA. Danielle B. Gisondo, CPA, will lead the firm’s Cleveland East office and Jonathan J. Shoop, CPA, will lead the new Downtown Cleveland office when it opens in January 2020. Skoda Minotti’s Patrick T. Carney will join Marcum as Chief Operating Officer of Marcum’s Midwest Region.

To learn more about the merger, click here.

We sincerely thank you for your business and for your support during this exciting transition. It is a privilege and an honor to be your trusted business advisors.