RubinBrown Expands Denver Presence

St. Louis-based RubinBrown expanded its Denver presence by merging with Denver-based Bondi & Co. The deal is effective June 1.

Bondi has 30 staff and specializes in audit with some tax capabilities. With the latest deal, RubinBrown doubles it Denver presence with nearly 60 accounting, tax and business professionals.

James Castellano, chairman of RubinBrown, says the deal will boost the firm’s revenue from $54 million to $65 million. The combined firm will maintain the RubinBrown name. Castellano first met Bondi partner Bert Bondi three years ago when RubinBrown was exploring entering the Denver market. RubinBrown merging last summer with Saltzman, Hamma, Nelson and Massaro of Denver, but Castellano and Bondi kept in touch.

RB partner Gregory Osborn will continue to serve as the Denver office’s MP. Bondi, Evelyn Law, Julia Stone and Cheryl Wallace have all been named partners. Looking ahead, Castellano said RubinBrown wants to add a fourth market by the end of 2015.