Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP Announce Merger

25 Apr 2013

Baker Tilly International member firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) has merged with Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP. The two firms will use the name Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP from 1 June 2013.

Holtz Rubenstein Reminick, a New York firm with offices in Manhattan and on Long Island, will be the platform for Baker Tilly's New York practice and further expands the firm's presence on the east coast.

"We've been looking for the right merger partner in New York and we found that partner in Holtz Rubenstein Reminick. They have a strong reputation, considerable technical excellence, and a record of success," Timothy L. Christen, Chairman and CEO of Baker Tilly said. "The combination of these two well-respected firms will result in a $300+ million firm with more than 1,600 professionals, deepening our capabilities to better serve our clients."

"Baker Tilly and Holtz Rubenstein Reminick are complementary firms," Barry Garfield, Regional Managing Partner of Holtz Rubenstein Reminick said. "This merger gives clients access to more specialized professionals who can serve as valued business advisors and help them meet their dynamic business needs. Additionally, a growing and expanding firm offers more opportunities to our employees," Garfield said.

Baker Tilly's Executive Managing Partner Ed Offterdinger will expand his role and lead the integration of the two firms.

"We are very excited about this expansion of our east coast practice," Offterdinger said. "With anchor offices in DC and New York, the merger will allow us to better serve existing clients and pursue strategic growth opportunities in the highly active corridor that connects our nation's capital with the largest commercial market in the United States."

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