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Edward Martin

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Edward Martin
Advisor
212.891.4020

SPECIALTIES

  • Not-for-Profit Services
  • Audit & Assurance
  • Legal Support Services
  • Education

CREDENTIALS / EDUCATION

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  •  University of Texas at El Paso
  • College of William and Mary: MBA

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Board for Public Accountancy
  • Baruch College of the City University of New York: Accounting Adjunct Professor
  • City & Country School: Board of Trustees
  • Jewish Home Lifecare: Audit & Compliance Committee Chair

D. Edward Martin is an accountant and consultant whose 35 plus years of public accounting experience encompasses a broad cross-section of industries and activities. He is an Advisor in the firm’s Not-for-Profit Services Group, and his background includes schools, performing-arts institutions, religious entities, private foundations, social-service organizations, museums, trade associations, and a variety of voluntary health and welfare organizations. Ed’s career has included his being a manager and partner at the predecessor firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and KPMG LLP, respectively, and he has participated in or overseen hundreds of commercial and not-for-profit engagements.

Ed frequently addresses groups on business subjects and has authored or co-authored a variety of business publications, including his book for lawyers, the Attorney's Handbook of Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting, published by LexisNexis/Matthew Bender. Ed has served on the governing board and numerous committees of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and his service with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has included a term on the Auditing Standards Board, the executive committee that produces auditing standards for privately held and not-for-profit organizations. He has also been appointed to the New York State Board for Public Accountancy, a state advisory body for the regulation of the accounting profession.

Ed has been involved with professional education for four decades. He is currently an adjunct professor of accounting at Baruch College of the City University of New York and has taught part-time previously at Pace University, New York University, and the University of Maryland. Ed also participates in his firm's continuing professional education function (developing course materials and teaching selected programs), and he has been engaged by attorneys to provide testimony as an expert on accounting, auditing and financial-reporting matters. In addition, Ed serves on the Board of Trustees for the City and Country School, and he advises the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Jewish Home Lifecare system.

  • What words of wisdom or famous quote most influences you professionally?
  • As you go forward with whatever career you've chosen, don't forget to lend a helping hand to those who come after.
  • Where did you grow up?
  • West Texas
  • Describe your college experience in one sentence.
  • I worked in the accounting departments of both my undergraduate and graduate universities. I learned a lot, played some, and, all in all, had a great time!
  • How do you enjoy spending your time outside the office?
  • Golf, tennis, movies and Broadway theater
  • What are you most passionate about with your work?
  • The diversity in the types of services that I am able to provide to the marketplace.
  • If you had to choose another occupation, what would it be?
  • College professor
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