Grassi Co. enhances Trust and Estate Services

Grassi & Co. is pleased to announce that Rispoli and Company CPAs, PC (“Rispoli & Co.”) has joined Grassi & Co., effective September 1, 2015, and will operate under the Grassi & Co. name going forward.


The merger of the two firms will bring an additional 3 professionals to Grassi & Co.’s team, including one new Partner, Lisa Rispoli, CPA.  The merger will also expand the firm’s tax expertise, specifically with regards to trusts and estates, and Lisa will serve as the firm’s Partner-in-Charge of Trust and Estate Services.

"We are very excited to incorporate Rispoli & Co. into the Grassi & Co. family,” states Louis C. Grassi, CPA, CFE, Grassi & Co. Managing Partner and CEO.  “Enhancing our Trust & Estate Services will enable us to better serve our clients as more private companies are looking to transition their businesses and develop succession and estate plans. Lisa Rispoli and her team have a long and rich history of providing high quality services and we are looking forward to leveraging their years of experience in order to continue to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Grassi & Co. is a premier professional service organization with offices in Manhattan, Long Island and Rockland County. The firm also has international capabilities through Moore Stephens International, one of the largest associations of independent accounting firms in the world.  Grassi & Co. has been in business for 35 years and specializes in providing accounting, audit, tax, technology consulting, business advisory, forensic, litigation support and valuation services.  Along with being one of the Top 100 largest firms in the U.S. according to Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting, the firm is also ranked among the Top 20 in the NY Metro area according to Crain’s New York Business and has been named one of the “Best of the Best” firms by INSIDE Public Accounting for nine years.

Lisa Rispoli, CPA is equally excited about the transaction.  She states, “Grassi & Co. shares the same values as we do.  Having spent the earlier part of my career at Grassi & Co., I know the firm is truly committed to excellence in everything they do.  I look forward to working with the Grassi & Co. team once again and am confident that our combined talents will strengthen our ability to service our clients today and in the future.”
Rispoli & Co. will be moving operations from their Mineola office to Grassi & Co.’s Jericho office location at 50 Jericho Quadrangle.




 

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