MBAF Adds Eric Lerner to Audit Department

MBAF ERE further expanded its audit capabilities by hiring Eric P. Lerner, CPA, as a director in the Audit Department. Lerner will join the firm’s New York City office.

Lerner has more than 32 years of experience in the accounting field and is a respected forensic and litigation specialist. His knowledge encompasses expert witness testimony, accounting arbitrator for final purchase price and related working capital adjustments, calculation of damages, dispute resolution, forensic and fraud investigations, fraudulent conveyances, lost profits analysis, malpractice defense and reconstruction of document records.

As Director of Quality Control, his responsibilities include final review of all assurance work and being a resource on procedural and assurance issues to MBAF ERE professionals. The announcement was made by Ira Rubenstein, principal-in-charge of the New York Region.

“Eric brings a wide range of expertise that will help us continue to grow our presence and the services we offer our clients in the New York market,” said Ira Rubenstein, principal-in-charge of the New York Region. “MBAF’s team of talented professionals constantly strives to provide our clients with unparalleled service and help us exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Lerner received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Queens College and is actively involved in several professional organizations, including serving on the forensic and litigation committee of the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a charter member of the International Society of Certified Public Accountants.

MBAF-ERE CPAs, LLC, is an independent, full-service, public accounting and consulting firm. With more than 400 principals and staff, the firm services clients from its offices based in Miami, New York City, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Valhalla and India. Our team of knowledgeable and experienced accountants has a hands-on approach to service, implementing strategies to best serve our clients’ needs. The firm’s core practices consist of tax and accounting, audit, technology consulting, litigation support, business valuation, fiscal and infrastructure consulting, trusts and estates, and private wealth services. In addition, our service offerings extend to non-profit, technology, healthcare, real estate, sports, and entertainment among other industries. We also offer a full complement of advisory services, including internal control review, tax consulting for charitable trusts and private foundations, international tax and private client service s, estate planning and administration, personal financial planning, appraisal and business valuations, and financial systems consulting services.