LGC+D, LLP Joins Citrin Cooperman

PROVIDENCE, RI: (Sept. 7, 2016) – Citrin Cooperman announced today the joining of Providence, Rhode Island based firm, LGC+D, LLP (“LGC+D”). Effective September 1, LGC+D’s 60 firm members, including partners, professionals, and support staff joined the firm, recently ranked the 21st largest accounting firm in the United States. This marks Citrin Cooperman’s third new office in the New England region for the year.

“We are thrilled that LGC+D is joining Citrin Cooperman,” said Joel Cooperman, Citrin Cooperman’s CEO. “The addition of their dynamic, experienced team aligns well with our goal of continuing to focus our expansion with geographic markets stretching from Metro D.C. to Boston, and the increased skills that enhance value to our clients. The professionals at LGC+D offer the same holistic approach to clients as we do and understand how critical it is to stay rooted in their clients business and community through local involvement and hands-on attention.”

By joining with Citrin Cooperman, LGC+D will continue to deliver a full suite of accounting, tax, and business consulting services in a timely manner while maintaining the same high-quality standards expected by their clients. In addition, the expanded capabilities and resources will allow the Providence office to increase the menu of services and offer more support and guidance to clients in this community.

“Our clients and our people are our top priority,” said Richard DeRienzo, managing partner of LGC+D. “By joining Citrin Cooperman, our clients gain access to additional resources, services, and depth of experience over an expanded footprint. We’re excited to join a firm that shares our same values towards client service and investment in our professionals.”

For over 50 years, LGC+D has been providing their clients with audit, tax, and accounting services. The firm specializes in the commercial and industrial products, construction, not-for-profit, government, healthcare, and real estate industries. LGC+D advises public- and privately-owned companies, both domestic and internationally based. They are well known in the Providence area for their community involvement, in addition to their “Women Count” initiative focused on advancing women in the workplace.

Joseph Tarasco, founder and CEO of Accountants Advisory Group, LLC, consulted and assisted in brokering the deal between Citrin Cooperman and LGC+D. Through his firm, Joe assists the leaders of today’s public accounting firms in structuring and managing their practices to increase profitability, maximize value, and achieve long-term success.

About Citrin Cooperman:


Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, nationally recognized, full-service CPA firms in the United States – currently ranked in the top 25. With over 800 employees and locations in Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; White Plains, NY; Livingston, NJ; Norwalk, CT; Plainview, NY; Bethesda, MD; Braintree, MA; Woburn, MA; Ahmedabad, India; and Providence, RI. Citrin Cooperman has steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” We enhance the business and personal lives of our clients through our customized approach which includes offering a wide range of attest, assurance, tax, and business advisory services, including valuation and forensic services, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman has deep experience in a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, franchising, health care, private equity, real estate, and technology. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.