Friedman LLP Completes Succession Plan, Transfers Day-To-Day Operations

Fred Berk

Fred Berk

New York-based Friedman LLP (FY15 net revenue of $82 million) announces that effective Jan. 1, co-MPs Fred Berk and Harriet Greenberg will run the day-to-day operations of the firm, and after 35 years as MP and CEO, Bruce Madnick will become CEO Emeritus.

Madnick will continue his relationships to many clients and serve in an advisory role to the firm’s partner group.

Growing up through the ranks at Friedman, Berk and Greenberg have been an integral part of the growth of the firm, which now has 450 personnel and nine locations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Beijing, China.

Harriet Greenberg

Harriet Greenberg

“The completion of our carefully crafted succession plan ensures continuity and puts the firm in a strong position for ongoing growth,” Berk says. Greenberg added, “Friedman’s culture centers on putting people first: our clients, our staff and our community. Fred and I grew up with this philosophy and are honored to be carrying on in that tradition.”

“Under Harriet and Fred’s leadership, the firm will continue to provide cutting-edge services to our clients and a work environment where our staff can thrive,” Madnick says. “The firm could not be in more capable hands.”