Berkowitz Pollack Brant Promotes Four to Director

Robert Aldir

Miami-based Berkowitz Pollack Brant (FY17 net revenue of $57.9 million) has promoted four firm members to director. The new directors are Robert Aldir, Laurence Bernstein, Andrew Leonard and Ken Vitek.

“We are proud to recognize the achievements of these four individuals,” says Joseph Saka, CEO of Berkowitz Pollack Brant. “They have each contributed tremendously to our clients’ success and are dedicated to the growth of our firm. It is especially gratifying to reward professionals who live our core values and are devoted to stewardship of the firm.”

Aldir is a director in the Audit and Attest Services practice and focuses on multi-national companies that operate under International Financial Reporting Standards and pre-IPO companies. He also handles Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, internal audit services and audit and accounting services for real estate companies, agricultural and farming enterprises, petroleum and mining and financial institutions.

Ken Vitek

Bernstein is a director in the Tax Services practice. He leads the firm’s Accounting Intelligence practice, which provides outsourced cloud-based accounting to growing and mid-sized companies. Focused on process improvement and leveraging technology, Bernstein assist clients streamline and take advantage of real-time accounting. He also works with real estate developers, entrepreneurs and family offices.

Leonard is a director in the International Tax Services practice and focuses on tax structuring, pre-immigration planning and international tax consulting services. With experience in foreign trusts, export tax incentives and IC-DISC, offshore reporting and FIRPTA tax withholding, he is a resource to clients around the world. Leonard works with expatriates, multi-national companies and foreigners who invest in US assets.

Vitek is a director in the International Tax Services practice and focuses on business consulting, tax planning and pre-immigration planning for high-net-worth families, entrepreneurs and real estate investors. He assists US clients who are making investments in foreign jurisdictions, international and domestic trusts, structuring cross-border debt and gift tax planning for multinational families.