October 2017, Rochester, New York: EFPR Group, LLP has announced the acquisition of Fecteau, PLLC, an Albany based CPA firm. The Albany practice will continue to specialize in providing professional services to the affordable housing industry, real estate professionals, and closely held commercial enterprises. In addition, the office will now be able to provide the wide range of services offered by EFPR Group. This transaction strengthens EFPR Group’s leading position as one of the largest providers of audit, tax and related services to the Affordable Housing industry.
This is consistent with EFPR Group’s plan for growth and expansion throughout the Upstate New York market. The Albany office will broaden the firm’s footprint and aid in servicing the firm’s Albany and Hudson Valley client base.
In connection with this acquisition, two partners from the Albany office will be joining the EFPR Group partnership. Julie Cohen, CPA, will be the managing partner of the Albany office and will be a partner in the firm’s Attest department. Julie has over 25 years of public accounting experience and has been with Fecteau for the last 18 years. Kelly Osborn will be a partner in the Tax and Business Services department. Kelly has over 24 years of public accounting experience and has been with Fecteau for the last three years.
“Our decision to acquire the Albany practice was based on the outstanding quality and service Marc Fecteau and his firm has provided to clients” stated Kevin Hill, EFPR Group CEO. “Fecteau, PLLC’s reputation for providing extraordinary service is consistent with our mission to help clients make intelligent and informed financial decisions,” explained Mr. Hill. “We are considering additional mergers and acquisitions in the Upstate New York market as well as other strategic target areas,” he concluded.
EFPR Group has been serving clients across the United States and abroad for over 65 years with a comprehensive array of tax and audit services in addition to forensic accounting, business valuation, outsourcing services, and information technology. The firm is headquartered in Rochester with offices in Buffalo, Corning, the Finger Lakes, New York City and Jupiter, Florida.
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