CPA, Partner, Financial Services Industry Leader – Northeast
New York, NY
Gary Berger is an audit partner at CohnReznick LLP and serves as the Northeast Financial Services Industry Leader. Based in the Firm’s New York office, he is extensively involved in the Firm’s Financial Services practice and has more than 30 years of experience serving domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, and fund of funds.
Gary provides advice on fund start up issues including organizational structure, economic and tax issues, seeding arrangements, and general business consultation. He serves as a relationship manager on numerous clients and is responsible for coordinating, managing and performing audit services of funds.
Gary is a frequent speaker at financial services conferences and seminars. He has presented on numerous industry topics including, how to launch a hedge fund, valuation and fair value of investment portfolios, organizational and tax issues associated with investment partnerships, opportunity zones, and accounting and technical issues for investment partnerships.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, Gary headed up the hedge fund practices nationally for KPMG and Rothstein Kass.
M.S., Taxation, Fairleigh Dickinson University
B.B.A., Accounting, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants