Citrin Cooperman Continues Expansion with Addition of MGI Repetti

New York-based Citrin Cooperman (FY12 net revenue of $131.6 million) announced that the partners and staff of New York-based MGI Repetti will join the firm effective July 1. Building upon the firm’s expansive growth, Citrin Cooperman welcomes approximately 10 partners and 50 staff. The New York City office of MGI Repetti will move into Citrin Cooperman’s headquarters at 529 Fifth Avenue in New York City. In addition, Citrin Cooperman will open its sixth office by maintaining MGI Repetti’s Plainview, Long Island office.

MGI Repetti offers accounting, tax, assurance, and business and consulting services to family-owned and privately held businesses, as well as not-for-profits and individuals. Its partners and staff bring a depth of knowledge in industries that include manufacturing and distribution, financial services, shipping and freight forwarding, logistics, technology, and real estate. In addition, MGI Repetti was well known for its international expertise, with 40 percent of revenue attributed to inbound work serving individuals, privately held companies, and foreign banks. The MGI Repetti professionals speak more than 25 languages.

“While growth is important to us, every strategic move is made after considering many factors, including the incoming firm’s quality clients, talent, and geography,” says Joel Cooperman, Citrin Cooperman’s MP. “We feel that the clients and staff of MGI Repetti coupled with the industries they serve and their international expertise are a perfect fit for us, and we are proud that they chose to join our firm.”

John Repetti, who was CEO of MGI Repetti, will operate out of Citrin Cooperman’s New York City office and join the firm’s executive committee. His focus areas include taxation and consulting services, turnarounds, and tax strategy for high net worth individuals. “Joining Citrin Cooperman is a terrific opportunity for our clients, partners, and staff,” says Repetti. “We’re excited to be part of a firm that has consistently grown and developed a reputation as one of the best firms in the United States. We share the same holistic approach and commitment to exceptional client service.”