Syracuse Firm Admits Two to Partnership, Names PIC of Tax Services

Brian J. Potter

Dannible & McKee of Syracuse, N.Y., announced it has promoted two senior managers to partner and named a PIC of tax services.

Brian J. Potter has been admitted as a tax partner. He started with the firm in 2006, has experience in all areas of income taxation, and specializes in working with manufacturing, construction, multi-state corporations and high-net-worth individuals.

Benjamin Sumner

Benjamin Sumner has been admitted as an audit partner. He started with the firm in 2010 and has experience providing auditing, accounting and consulting services to a wide variety of privately held businesses. Sumner specializes in working with manufacturing, construction and nonprofit industries, as well as in audits of employee benefit plans.

Karl Jacob

Karl Jacob has been appointed as PIC of tax services. Joining the firm in 1987, he has extensive experience overseeing tax and consulting services to a wide range of clients, including individuals, corporations and privately held companies. Jacob is adept in income and estate taxation, with a high concentration in individual and corporate tax planning and financial planning, the firm said. He specializes in the retail automotive, not-for-profit and manufacturing industries. Jacob succeeds Michael J. Reilly, who has been named the new MP of Dannible & McKee.