EisnerAmper Announces New Leadership Appointments
Michael Breit, Steven Kreit, Peter Cogan and Anthony Minnefor Take On Additional New Responsibilities
EisnerAmper LLP announced several new leadership appointments in its New York and New Jersey offices.
In making the announcement, EisnerAmper Chief Executive Officer Charly Weinstein said “As our firm continues to grow rapidly we must match the requirements of that growth with the skills and talents of exceptional leaders. Michael Breit, Peter Cogan, Steven Kreit and Anthony Minnefor have the proven skills and experience to take on their new responsibilities that will significantly contribute to our growth and build our reputation for delivering outstanding client service.”
Michael Breit has been named Partner-in-Charge of New York. In addition to his firm wide role as Managing Partner – Regions, Michael will take on a range of responsibilities encompassing revenue growth, personnel, office management, marketing and business development in the New York office. Breit said that he “will focus on recruiting and retaining the outstanding talent for which the firm is known, growing the business and our brand in New York, while maintaining the highest level of excellence.”
Steven Kreit becomes the leader of the Assurance Practice (commercial clients) in New York. Steve, who also leads the firm’s New York Technology and Life Science practices, will be responsible for the growth of the audit practice in New York. Steve said that “I look at my role as being in three primary areas…ensuring the highest quality client service, developing and empowering talented people and seeking opportunities for growth. I look forward to working with my colleagues to help grow the commercial assurance practice that serves a broad cross section of industries, while we deliver unsurpassed audit quality.”
Peter Cogan, currently the Co -Head of the firm’s Assurance Practice (financial services clients), assumes additional responsibility as the leader of the Assurance Practice (financial services clients) in New York. Peter’s new role will include a focus on growth, risk and expansion of services, along with continuing the firm’s focus on using technology to deliver the highest quality and most cost-effective client services. Cogan said that “EisnerAmper’s Financial Services practice is recognized as the gold standard in terms of services to the alternative investment industry. Client service is paramount.”
Anthony Minnefor becomes the leader of the Assurance Practice (financial services clients) in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, a newly created position. Tony’s new role complements the Financial Services practice’s national strategy and will focus on the development and growth of services provided to clients in these expanding markets. Minnefor commented that “There is significant alternative investment management activity and potential in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, presenting real growth opportunities for our firm. The delivery of world-class audit and assurance services to these clients will be my top priority.”