Baker Tilly International Member Firm Parente Randolph Joins Forces with Lazar Levine & Felix and Lazar Lipton Valuation Services

16 Feb 2009

Parente Randolph, LLC, the largest independent audit firm in Pennsylvania and an independent member of Baker Tilly International, has announced the largest merger in the firm's history.
The firm has combined its practice with New York City-based, Lazar Levine & Felix LLP, a 40-year old firm providing professional accounting and consulting services in the greater New York/ New Jersey metropolitan area. Additionally, Lazar Lipton Valuation Services LLC, an affiliate of Lazar Levine & Felix, will become a division of Parente Randolph. The US$16m merger brings Parente Randolph's size to 650 team members, with a principal count of 82.
"We are thrilled to be joining forces with Lazar Levine & Felix and Lazar Lipton Valuation Services and the benefits all of our clients will receive as a direct result of this merger," states Robert J. Ciaruffoli, chairman and CEO of Parente Randolph. "Our services complement each other and their location ties in directly with our growth plan. Having solidified our footprint in NJ and expanding into New York City, we look forward to the new business development opportunities and attraction of talent this merger will bring."

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