SS&G Expands Footprint in Chicagoland Area

Cleveland-based SS&G (FY11 net revenue of $67.1 million) acquired Silver, Lerner, Schwartz & Fertel of Skokie, Ill., adding 45 professionals and doubling SS&G’s staff in the Chicagoland area.

The addition marks the third merger in the Chicagoland marketplace for SS&G. Michael Perlman, will serve as MP of SS&G’s newest office in Skokie, and will lead its Chicagoland operations. “When we entered the market in 2010, we naturally planned for growth. But the rate at which we’ve experienced it has surpassed all expectations,” says Gary Shamis, MP of SS&G. The merger enhances SS&G’s restaurant, health care, real estate and nonprofit practices.