Andersen Tax Names Regional Managing Director and Alternative Investment Funds Client Group Lead

Jerry DesRoches

Jerry DesRoches

San Francisco-based Andersen Tax (FY16 net revenue of $220.2 million) named Jerry DesRoches as the new East Coast regional managing director and Chris Spiegelman as the firm’s alternative investment funds client group lead. In these new roles, both will work to drive results across the eastern region and the alternative investment funds practice.

“Both Jerry and Chris have high levels of engagement, experience and passion for the firm, and I believe this transition is a good opportunity to ensure we are best aligned from a leadership and responsibility perspective,” says U.S. managing director, Dan DePaoli.

DesRoches helps families develop state-of-the-art customized income tax and estate planning solutions. He has more than 30 years of experience with tax and financial matters affecting entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge fund principals, executives and wealthy individuals. Currently, DesRoches is transitioning his responsibilities as the office managing director of Andersen Tax’s New York office.

Chris Spiegelman

Chris Spiegelman

Spiegelman is based in the firm’s Greenwich, Conn., office and has more than 25 years of diverse tax experience including extensive knowledge of alternative investments, partnership taxation and real estate taxation. He focuses on assisting investment partnerships with tax planning and compliance, fund structuring, and fund accounting and administration.

“As the New York office managing director, Jerry has been an invaluable asset and I look forward to his continued service and execution of the firm’s strategies in this new leadership role,” says Mark Vorsatz, global chairman CEO. “Additionally, Chris is a natural leader and has deep knowledge of alternative investments with specific skills in consulting with partners regarding their individual taxation, estate planning and federal and state compliance for management companies.”