Citrin Cooperman Continues Expansion Sweep With Two Firm Acquisitions

New York-based Citrin Cooperman (FY09 net revenue of $90 million) acquired Wlodinguer, Erk & Chanzis, New York, (two partners, 14 staff and $3 million in net revenue) and Rose, Dratch & Gilbert, New Jersey (two partners and eight staff).

WEC partners Victor Wlodinguer and Arthur Erk joined CC as partners in the New York City office and RDG partners Edward Dratch and Stacy Gilbert joined the Springfield, N.J. office on Nov. 15.

The WEC deal expands the firm’s entertainment, media and sports practice to seven partners and 30 staff. RDG offers traditional accounting services, tax planning and preparation, and management advisory services to businesses, partnerships, individuals, estates, trusts, and exempt organizations. CC is strengthening its business valuations, forensic accounting, expert testimony, and litigation support services. By joining with CC, the partners of RDG will further expand their restaurant and hospitality industry areas.

This is the fourth deal that the firm has announced in the past three weeks.