O’Connor Davies Becomes Lead Firm in PKF Network

New York-based O’Connor Davies LLP (FY14 net revenue of $108 million) is now PKF O’Connor Davies, the lead North American firm of PKF International, a global network of independent accounting and advisory firms.

PKF O’Connor Davies is now the primary referral point for international businesses with needs in North America, the firm announced. The new role of lead firm also gives PKF O’Connor Davies’ clients preferred access to experts and firms within the PKF International network, which covers 440 cities and 150 countries.

PKF O'Connor Davies_2016“Our expanded role in the PKF International network ensures our clients have seamless access to top accounting and advisory expertise around the world and helps put our firm on a level playing field with some of the largest in the industry,” says MP Kevin Keane.

John Sim, global CEO of PKF International, says O’Connor Davies was a natural choice for lead North American firm. “Beyond the cultural alignment, they have a strong leadership team and a deep team of experts across disciplines that is hard to match. The recent growth only underscores the strength of the firm and reinforced the decision to expand the relationship.”

In the last 18 months, PKF O’Connor Davies went from 450 professionals to more than 600. O’Connor Davies was named an IPA Fastest-Growing Firm, at 15% growth, in 2014.

The firm merged in Mersel, Klein & Company of New York in early 2014, with Focus 1 Associates LLC of Jacksonville, Ore., and Grubman Anand PC of Bethesda, Md., following in the fall of that year. In 2015, it merged in Stanley Marks & Co. of Newburgh, N.Y., McEnerney Brady & Company LLC of Livingston, N.J., and Daniel J. McMahon Company of Chappaqua, N.Y. In January of this year, it merged with Flackman Goodman and Potter of Ridgewood, N.J.

To emphasize its new standing in the network, the firm has changed its name, logo and tagline. The logo showcases the PKF name prominently while featuring two interlocked Os to symbolize the strength of the firm and the deep connections it creates with clients and partners. The firm’s new tagline, Know Greater Value™, reinforces PKF O’Connor Davies’ commitment to continually creating the highest value possible for clients, the firm announced.

In addition, the firm developed a new website at www.pkfod.com. It features an improved resource section of thought leadership materials, including articles, trend pieces and commentary on professional issues.