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Founded 1931 in New York

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90 years of experience

about hertz | herson

Language of Business

Today, accounting is the “Language of Business” and your accountant’s role as your trusted business advisor is more important than ever. Business owners, CEOs, CFOs and industry leaders select business advisors who have the technical skills, business acumen and industry experience to anticipate challenges, solve problems and offer solutions. They stay with business advisors who they know, like and trust.

Hertz Herson CPA LLP was founded in New York City during 1931. Managing Partner: James S. Pellen.

Our service industries include the following:

  • APPAREL
  • CONSUMER PRODUCTS
  • DISTRIBUTION AND IMPORT
  • MANUFACTURING
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
  • REAL ESTATE
  • TECHNOLOGY

professional team

Personal approach that you can rely on

 

With Hertz Herson, you can have it all — a team of savvy, dedicated advisors who know your business inside and out. Our professionals provide a personal hands-on approach that you can rely on. We are invested in your success. We measure our success by the satisfaction, longevity and depth of our client relationships. When serving our valued clients, we are driven by our strong culture and core principles of building long-term trusted relationships, anticipating our clients’ needs and the willingness to go the extra mile.

Our Practice and Philosophy

Our Mission Statement

We are an accounting and consulting firm deeply committed to helping our clients succeed in today’s complex and challenging marketplace. Based in New York City, Hertz Herson is proud of our service excellence, industry expertise, and long-term trusted relationships that are the foundation of our success, our integrity, our professionalism, our firm.

Our partners and professionals have the business skills, industry experience, broad resources, and technical acumen expected from a full-service accounting practice. In addition, we have the ability to service our clients globally as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. While growing the Firm and expanding our global reach, we have successfully maintained the personal environment and “boutique feel” of an entrepreneurial firm that was started 90 years ago. We are proof that bigger does not mean better, and our long-term clients agree.

partners

Our Partners and Directors

James S. Pellen

Managing Partner

James, the Managing Partner at Hertz Herson, has over 25 years of public and private accounting experience, including over 20 years with the firm, providing strategic accounting and tax advisory services to clients in a diverse business spectrum. This includes apparel and textile, distribution, wholesale, manufacturing, retail, international tax, information technology, food industries, and consumer products. James has extensive consulting experience in mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, corporate financing, organizational structure, corporate tax, and international activities including cross-border acquisition and tax transactions. In addition to his client responsibilities, James is the chairman of the firm’s accounting and auditing committee responsible for technical compliance issues.

Education:

BA in Economics, Richard Stockton College

Economics Masters Program, New York University

Undergraduate Finance Program, University of Pennsylvania

AICPA, NYSSCPA:

Accreditation:

AICPA, NYSSCPA

New York CPA

Brian J. Gloznek

Partner

Brian, a Partner at Hertz Herson, has been with the firm for over 35 years. His practice emphasis is in the High-Net-Worth and Estate & Trusts tax group. His disciplinary focus is consulting, planning, and strategic implementation services for high-net-worth individuals, estates and trusts, tax exempt organizations, international tax, US non-resident tax compliance, commercial business entities, and fiduciary accountings.

Education:

AICPA, NYSSCPA:

Accreditation:

BS in Accounting, New York University

AICPA, NYSSCPA

New York CPA

Eli Perl

Partner

Eli, a Partner at Hertz Herson, began his career with the firm and has over 10 years of experience in public accounting. Eli provides auditing, business consulting, and tax services to clients in a wide variety of industries including apparel, manufacturing, real estate, and financial services. Eli’s broad knowledge base allows him to help clients navigate all aspects of their business including mergers and acquisitions, startup ventures, tax planning, cash flow, and projection analysis.

Education:

AICPA, NYSSCPA:

Accreditation:

BS in Accounting, Touro College

AICPA, NYSSCPA

New York CPA

Vincent J. Oliva

Partner

Vince, a Partner at Hertz Herson, has more than 30 years of experience as a certified public accountant. He specializes in multiple comprehensive areas of tax compliance, planning, and consulting for private businesses and individuals.
Prior to joining Hertz Herson, Vince served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County and as an Assistant United States Attorney and also spent time in the private sector helping clients deal with securities and financial issues. Vince is a member of the Bar in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Colorado and is a member of the American Bar Association.

Education:

JD, University of Denver

MBA in Taxation, Pace University

B.S. in Accounting, City University of New York

AICPA, NYSSCPA:

Accreditation:

AICPA, NYSSCPA

New York CPA

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