BOSTON, MA – Thursday, January 2, 2014 – BlumShapiro — the largest New England-based regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm — today announced a merger with Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC, located in Newton, MA. The merger, which became official on January 1, 2014, greatly expands and strengthens the company’s position as the leading firm in the region.
“We are pleased to have a firm as highly respected and renowned as Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC join our team. Their addition to BlumShapiro strengthens our audit, tax and business consulting expertise,” said BlumShapiro Managing Partner Carl Johnson. “Both firms are committed to and share a common culture of providing clients with personalized expertise from our staff specialists who represent a variety of industries and areas. This unique approach delivers a solution tailored to meet the client’s individual needs.
“BlumShapiro looks forward to building on the excellent reputation that Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC has established in Greater Boston, and to remaining a valued community partner in the area, just as we are in Quincy, Hartford, Fairfield County and Providence,” Johnson added.
The merged firm, which will retain the BlumShapiro name and maintain its office in Newton, will be even better positioned to build a culture of personalized service coupled with specialized expertise.
“Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC has been a vital part of the community in Newton for 28 years, and we are proud of our success and fine record of client service,” said Stephen Bonder, Managing Partner of Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC. “This will be a seamless transition, and together we can best offer the resources and specialties of a large firm coupled with the responsiveness of a local firm, giving us a distinct market advantage.”
BlumShapiro will now have offices in Boston, Quincy and Newton, MA; West Hartford and Shelton, CT; and Providence, RI.
Since entering the Massachusetts market nearly two years ago, BlumShapiro has greatly expanded its presence in the Commonwealth and recently relocated its Massachusetts headquarters from Rockland to Quincy to better serve and accommodate its growing client roster.
BlumShapiro serves as business advisors for today’s leading middle-market companies, non-profit organizations and government entities, with groups dedicated to serving the government, manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, non-profit, education, automotive, healthcare, real estate, professional service and hospitality industries.
Since 1985, Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC has been a trusted business partner offering a full range of audit, accounting, tax and business advisory services to closely held businesses, high net-worth individuals and non-profit organizations. Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon PC’s longtime success is rooted in its accounting and tax expertise, its diverse array of services and in placing a priority on responsiveness and communication.
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