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Gary Purpura Joins CohnReznick’s New England Region as Tax Principal


12/21/15

Stamford, CT – Gary Purpura, JD, LL.M., has joined the Stamford, CT office of CohnReznick, one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, as a Principal in the Tax Practice.

Gary brings 25 years of diverse tax provision, compliance, and consulting experience. He handles complex tax issues for partnerships and corporations including accounting methods, tax deferrals, debt workouts, and business acquisition, spin-off, liquidation, and exit strategies. He has significant experience in a variety of industries including real estate, media, communications, biotechnology, professional services firms, private equity, and venture capital. In addition, he has represented several clients in IRS and state and local tax controversies.

CohnReznick also welcomes the following team members from the business tax specialty and advisory firm from which Gary is joining: Carolyn Neyer, Director; Irene McDonnell, Tax Manager; and Zach Papanagnostou, Tax Senior Associate.

“Gary’s experience working with Fortune 500, middle market, and entrepreneurial businesses along with the collective expertise of the rest of the seasoned team will enable us to further expand our offerings to current and prospective clients locally and nationally,” said Ed Kindelan, Regional Managing Partner – New England, CohnReznick.

Gary was formerly a lead tax partner at a Big Four Firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, Accounting, from Seton Hall University; a Juris Doctorate from Pace University; and Masters of Law, Taxation from the New York University School of Law.
 

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