merger & acquisition

Sax LLP Adds Hunter Group LLC to Strengthen Foothold in New Jersey and Enhance Expertise

Accounting, tax and advisory leader Sax LLP has announced their addition of Hunter Group CPA LLC based in Fair Lawn effective Nov. 1.  The combined firm will continue to lend its expertise to the tri-state area in many industries, including but not limited to real estate, construction, manufacturing & distribution, healthcare, automotive, family office, professional services and not-for-profit.

Both Sax LLP and Hunter Group LLC celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2016 and have been driven by similar missions focused on the growth of their clients, people and firms.  The newly expanded Sax will continue to uphold its core values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence, while providing industry-specific solutions and advice.

“Our aim is to provide our clients with the highest level of expertise and service offerings,” said Kevin J. Hansen, co-managing director of Hunter Group.  “We believe this alliance with Sax will thrive on our similar service philosophy, joint expertise, and commitment to our clients’ lifelong business and personal financial goals.”

“Joining forces with Sax is an exciting time for our firm,” said Frank Pawlowski, co-managing director of Hunter Group.  “With our similar mindsets, our commitment to our clients will only deepen, and we can extend our reach and enhance our service offerings even further.  Sax has demonstrated steady growth during its 60 plus years of existence, which speaks volumes to their forward-thinking approach in this industry. We are looking forward to joining their team.”

As a result of this partnership, Sax is now a 30-partner led firm with 168 total employees, and three offices in Clifton, Fair Lawn, and New York City.  Joseph Tarasco, CEO of Accountants Advisory Group consulted on the transaction.

“The addition of Hunter Group brings common synergies and complementary strengths that will enhance our role as our clients’ most trusted advisors,” said Joseph A. Damiano, managing partner of Sax.  “This strategic move was taken with our clients and our people in mind, and Hunter Group’s decades of experience and commitment to New Jersey businesses and families will benefit our entire client base and team.”

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