Chuck Barragato is the new Managing Partner for BDO USA’s Long Island tax practice
BDO USA has announced that it has entered into an agreement to expand its metro New York practice through the addition of 38 staff, including 6 partners, from Charles A. Barragato & Company, LLP (CAB).
Founded in 1998, CAB has offices in New York City and on Long Island. The firm has been a member of the BDO Alliance USA since 2009. It has a diversified client base with significant strength in high net-worth individuals, family offices, entertainers, healthcare providers and real estate investors and developers. The combination of BDO and CAB is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed on July 1, 2016.
Chuck Barragato, who has more than 35 years of experience in public accounting, will succeed Randy Schwartzman as the Office Managing Partner for BDO USA’s Long Island tax practice. This will allow Randy to focus his energies on his role as Regional Managing Partner for the Northeast Region tax practice, as well as serving his Long Island based clients. Chuck will also take on a leadership role in developing the Private Client Services practice in the Northeast region. Current BDO Partner, John Kyriakides, will continue to serve as the Office Managing Partner for the Long Island assurance practice.