About Our Firm
For years, our firm was known as Grant and Silverman CPA's - a full service accounting, tax and financial advisory practice that dates back to 1954. On July 1, 2003, we began a new chapter in our history by changing our name to:
With quality service and a commitment to personalized attention as our hallmark, we believed it was only fitting that our name reflect the principals dedicated to leading this effort-Isadore Silverman (1923-2012), our founding member, Alan Kaplan, shareholder since 1979 and Stuart Sakwa, shareholder since 1981.
In January of 2015 Alan Salomon was named a third Partner to the Firm. In addition to being a CPA, Alan brings with him extensive knowledge in the area of business valuation and possesses the valuation credentials of ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of CPA's) and CVA (Certified Valuation Analysis with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts).
The firm provides a full range of services from basic accounting, tax return preparation and financial statement preparation to highly specialized tax, financial planning & business valuation service engagements. Our clients cover all areas of business, both large and small. We are particularly strong in servicing closely held companies which typically requires the kind of personalized attention that is our hallmark.
Our firm consists of three partners, eleven senior accountants, one paraprofessional, an office manager and three administrative staff members. We also have relationships with outside service specialists to provide additional value to our clients.
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Silverman, Kaplan, & Sakwa, CPAs, PC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.
Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Silverman, Kaplan, & Sakwa, CPAs, PC receive competent and timely advice.