Arthur Brown has joined New York-based Marcum (FY14 net revenue of $385.4 million) as an assurance services partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Brown will lead Marcum’s alternative industry group practice in California.
Brown provides audit and advisory services for private equity funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds, including fund of funds, offshore funds and real estate funds. He has more than 19 years of public accounting and private industry experience in the alternative investment industry, working with investment advisors ranging from single-fund start-up entities to multi-billion dollar international firms.
In addition to leading Marcum’s California alternative investment group practice, he will consult with clients on the development of internal accounting processes, operational controls and financial reporting tools for their management company and fund operations, including activities related to third-party administrators.
“Art Brown is an extremely accomplished professional and a recognized leader in the hedge fund advisory services sector,” said Beth M. Wiener, PIC of Marcum’s national alternative investment group practice.