Two Connecticut Firms Agree to Merge

Hartford, Conn.-based Whittlesey & Hadley (FY14 net revenue of $16.2 million) has announced that Weinstein & Anastasio of Hamden, Conn., will join the firm on Sept. 1.

The merger is part of Whittlesey & Hadley’s plan to expand services, diversify geographically and continue to grow in size, services and staff. The combined firm will have 155 people, including 21 partners located in Hartford and Hamden, and in Holyoke, Mass., the firms announced.

“The joining of our teams will allow us to demonstrate to our clients that while we continue to grow, we are committed to retaining our valued reputation as having the expertise of a national firm but the responsiveness of a local firm,” Drew Andrews, MP of Whittlesey & Hadley, said in a statement.

Weinstein & Anastasio provides a broad range of accounting, audit, tax and business consulting services to closely held businesses in a variety of industries, as well as to high-net-worth individuals throughout New England and New York. Weinstein & Anastasio will continue to serve clients from its Hamden office, while acquiring the Whittlesey & Hadley brand.

“We are excited to join Whittlesey & Hadley, a firm we have known for many years, and with whom we have partnered, through our PKF North America affiliation,” says Roger Sciascia, MP of Weinstein & Anastasio. “Our firms share a common philosophy when it comes to the delivery of client service and a common vision towards future success and growth in the New England and New York marketplaces. Through this combination we will integrate our technical resources and accomplishments, which will allow for continued delivery of exceptional service to our clients.”