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Janover Partner Elected an Officer of NYSSCPA

Joseph A. Maffia

Joseph A. Maffia

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY17 net revenue of $30 million) announces that Joseph A. Maffia will be installed as a vice president of the board of directors for the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA). His one-year term begins June 1.

Maffia has practiced public accounting for over 38 years. He serves businesses and individuals across a wide array of industries, including technology and software development, sports, arts and entertainment and charities, foundations and not-for-profits.  At Janover, Maffia serves as co-chair of the quality control committee, having previously served on Janover’s executive committee.

Maffia has served on NYSSCPA committees, is involved in the AICPA and serves on the boards of several nonprofits in New York.

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Flynn Elected to Janover’s Executive Committee

Anne Marie Flynn

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY17 net revenue of $30 million) announced that partner Anne Marie Flynn has been elected by the partners to Janover’s executive committee.

Flynn has practiced public accounting for more than 25 years. She has been with Janover since 2002 and brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Flynn provides her clients services in taxation and auditing in the fields of retail, legal, medical, entertainment, real estate, construction and service industries, with a concentration on high-net-worth individuals and closely held businesses.

Flynn serves on the quality control committee and as PIC of the firm’s mentoring program and charitable giving committee.

“On behalf of the firm, we greatly appreciate the years of service and leadership that Anne Marie has devoted to Janover,” says MP Mark Goodman. “Speaking on behalf of the six-member executive committee, I have no doubt that she will contribute to the growth and strength of our firm, now and in the future.”

Janover Names Kamen Partner

Mindy Kamen

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY17 net revenue of $30 million) announced that Mindy Kamen has been accepted into the partnership, effective Jan. 1.

Kamen joined Janover from college and has risen through the ranks, from staff accountant to principal, to now being the youngest partner at the firm. This promotion has been earned through her hard work, commitment to excellence, high performance, and an understanding that client relations are deep and beyond calculation, the firm announced.

As a recognized leader at the firm, Kamen is involved in many internal firm committees and represents the firm at college recruiting fairs and career fairs, training new hires, mentoring staff members and providing in-house seminars.

Mark Goodman, Janover’s MP says, “Mindy’s talent, exceptional abilities and professional acumen will continue to benefit our clients and serve as a role model for Janover.  I have no doubt that she will contribute to the growth and strength of our firm, now and in the future.”

Koedding Joins Janover LLC as VP of Operations

Karen Koedding

Karen Koedding

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY17 net revenue of $30 million) announced the appointment of Karen Koedding as VP of Operations. In her role at the firm, Koedding will oversee the firm’s internal accounting, human resources, marketing, administration, learning and development, and tax processing departments. She will also execute Janover’s strategic plan to continue to drive growth and profitability for the firm.

Koedding joins Janover with more than 28 years of professional experience that has encompassed both public and private accounting, and as an entrepreneur running her own consulting firm. Her expertise includes building upon a company’s ongoing financial and overall success, building businesses, departments and relationships.

“We are thrilled to have an executive of Karen’s caliber join the Janover team,” says Mark Goodman, Janover’s MP. “She is an extremely talented individual who will help guide the firm to the next level.” Goodman added.

Janover LLC Launches Cannabis Industry Practice Group

Marsha P. Ellowitz

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY17 net revenue of $30 million) announces that it has launched its cannabis industry practice group, headed by Marsha Ellowitz and Jason Hoffman, who have focused on this industry for over five years.

Janover works closely with their clients in the cannabis industry to properly structure business entities so that legal and tax advantages are optimized. The firm offers these clients a broad spectrum of traditional services, as well as, IRC Section 280E compliance and business valuation, which are critical for clients in the cannabis industry.

“We listened to our clients’ needs in the cannabis industry and determined that it was imperative to expand our offerings,” notes Mark Goodman, Janover’s MP.  “Our cannabis industry practice group builds value for our current clients, and will attract new clients within this evolving field.”

Hagan & Burns CPAs Merges with Janover

JRS Financial Services, an affiliate of Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY15 net revenue of $27.1 million) has merged in Hagan & Burns CPAs PC of New York, a two-partner practice specializing in regulatory and consulting services to the broker-dealer community.

Hagan & Burns will operate under the JRS brand. The union strengthens JRS’s position as the leading provider of financial management and advisory services to the financial services industry. The two partners of H&B, Len Hagan and Rosemary Burns, have joined JRS as principals.

“We are excited about adding the Hagan & Burns team to our organization. Their professionalism, wealth of knowledge and experience in the broker-dealer industry will prove to be tremendous assets for our clients,” says Chad Kirschenblatt, managing director, JRS Financial Services.

“Hagan & Burns has proudly served the broker dealer community on Wall Street and throughout the country for over 20 years, providing a variety of financial, operational, regulatory and compliance services. Hagan & Burns looks forward to our future with the Janover family, combining our experience and services, and enduring dedication to our clients,” say Burns and Hagan.

Janover Announces New Audit Partner

Dominic Rovano

Dominic Rovano

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover (FY14 net revenue of $19.5 million) announced that Dominic Rovano has joined the firm as an audit partner in its New York City office.

Rovano has spent his career providing audit and attestation services to privately held and family-owned businesses, not-for-profit organizations and employee benefit plans.

Janover LLC’s MP Mark Goodman, says, “This is another example of us hiring the top young talent in the accounting industry. Dominic was highly sought after by many firms and we are fortunate that he chose Janover.

Janover LLC provides related professional services through two affiliates: JRF Asset Advisors LLC provides financial planning, and investment management services to corporate and individual entities and JRS Financial Services LLC provides contracted financial management services to emerging firms and financial service organizations.

Freeberg of Janover Elected to the INAA Board

Jay Freeberg

Jay Freeberg

Garden City, N.Y-based Janover LLC (FY13 net revenue of $18.6 million) announced that Jay Freeberg, a partner in the firm has been elected to the Board of the International Association of Independent Accounting Firms (INAA).

INAA is an international association of independent accounting firms whose prime purpose is to assist businesses with cross-border accounting and taxation issues. The independent accounting firms that make up the INAA Group are all committed to delivering quality professional services.

Freeberg has spent his career advising closely held and family businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals and coordinating the various tax filings, accounting, growth strategies and liquidity aspects that such entities face.

Janover Relocating Manhattan Office

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY13 net revenue of $18.6 million) announced the upcoming move of their Manhattan office to 485 Madison Avenue.

Recent company growth and admission of new partners and staff necessitated the move to a significantly larger office. Elliott Glass, Marsha Ellowitz and Arthur Radin, all former partners of Radin Glass & Co., of New York, along with Ron Hegt, a new tax partner, will all be practicing as part of the Janover New York team. Partners Alan Hoffman, James Logan and Mark Solomon of the Garden City office will also be relocating to the new office space in Manhattan along with their staff.

“The tripling of the size of our office in New York represents an important step for Janover in its evolution into a full-service regional accounting firm. Further, the youth of Janover’s partners, the experience of its management team and our internal resources make Janover LLC a top choice for other accounting firms looking for mergers” says MP Mark Goodman.

The move is expected to be completed at the end of this year.

Janover LLC Continues to Grow

Garden City, N.Y.-based Janover LLC (FY13 net revenue of $18.6 million) announced that Liss Okun & Associates, CPAs PC of Great Neck, N.Y., will be joining Janover’s headquarter office. The expansion will bring the total Janover head count to more than 140 staff including 18 partners.

“We are excited to be adding these professionals and their personnel to the Janover family. They will bring a great deal of experience and skill to our team and will contribute to our goal of providing reliable accounting services to growing businesses,” said MP Mark Goodman.

Janover LLC specializes in real estate, retail/wholesale, professional services, entertainment, financial services, construction and family-owned businesses. Liss Okun & Associates is a full-service accounting and tax firm specializing in family-owned businesses and self-employed professionals.

The expansion is expected to be completed at the beginning of 2015.