East Brunswick, N.J.-based Wilkin & Guttenplan (FY16 net revenue of $16.4 million) admitted three principals, Joseph Chorba, Maureen Jasper and Thomas Pedersen, effective Jan. 1.
“I have always believed that the most important thing firm leadership could do is to develop the next generation coming up the ranks,” says Edward Guttenplan, managing shareholder. “With their combined background, they are well positioned to play an integral role in the professional growth of the firm and commitment to our collective vision.”
Chorba has been with the firm since 2002 and divides his time between working with clients in the real estate industry and closely-held businesses. As part of his real estate expertise, Chorba works with common interest realties throughout New York and New Jersey. His work with them includes audits, compilations, forecasts and consulting assisting real estate clients with sponsor transition procedures and project management. Chorba provides closely-held businesses with audit, review, compilation, tax planning and compliance and other miscellaneous consulting services and is well-versed in accounting software packages for small and medium sized businesses.
Jasper has been with the firm since 2003. She is a tax professional specializing in providing tax consulting and compliance services. Her clients include high-net-worth individuals, various types of trusts, estates, multi-state corporations and partnerships, closely-held businesses and real estate entities. Jasper has experience in tax planning, tax research and estate planning.
Pedersen joined the firm in 2003 and provides accounting, tax and consulting services to real estate entities including commercial properties and condominiums, cooperative corporations and homeowner associations in both New Jersey and New York. His real estate experience includes audits, compilations, sponsor transition procedures, preparation of financial forecasts for new construction, and tax preparation for other real estate entities. Pedersen also provides audit, review and compilation services for closely-held businesses in a variety of industries including telecommunications, technology, hotels and lodging.