Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. Acquires Raymond Wager CPA

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Rochester, N.Y.-based Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. (FY16 net revenue of $14.3 million) will acquire Henrietta, N.Y.-based Raymond Wager CPA, a firm specializing in municipal and nonprofit accounting.

The combined company will have more than 100 employees and 20 partners. Wager, along with colleagues Tom Lauffer and Tom Zuber, will lead a new division focused on governmental and public-school district clients.

“Our growth plan calls for mergers with organizations just like Ray Wager’s firm. They bring an industry niche that we currently don’t have, they bring talent and most importantly, it is a great cultural fit,” says Mark Kovaleski, MP for Mengel Metzger Barr & Co.