Rothstein Kass Acquires San Francisco Accounting Firm
“We diligently searched for the ideal accounting firm to join and Rothstein Kass provides the best opportunities for us to substantially broaden our service offerings,” Sander Stadtler, SRS Managing Principal, explained in a prepared statement. “Its commitment to client service, staff training, creative problem solving and consulting in tandem with an outstanding reputation was a large part of the decision to join the firm.”
SRS served individuals and businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 25 years. The firm specialized in the real estate, technology and professional services industries. SRS Managing Principals, Stadtler and Anthony Saris, have joined Rothstein Kass as principals to focus on building the firm’s commercial services practice. Also joining Rothstein Kass are members of SRS’ professional staff, who will remain at the current Montgomery Street location until fall.
“By combining professional staff and client bases, we are gaining the benefits of utilizing the resources of a larger firm while being able to provide our clients with enriched services is truly a win-win situation for all of us,” Saris adds.
Rothstein Kass is headquartered in Roaseland, N.J., and has maintained significant operations in the San Francisco Bay Area for the last six years. Led by Principal Todd Goldman, in 2000 the firm opened its first Northern California office in Walnut Creek to serve its evolving alternative investment market. The firm later opened a smaller office in San Francisco. The SRS asset acquisition enables Rothstein Kass to expand its Commercial Service Group in the Bay Area.
“With increased opportunities among commercial businesses, it was necessary to investigate ways to meet the needs of that steadily growing sector,” Rothstein Kass Co-Managing Principal, Steven A. Kass, said in a prepared statement. “SRS has built [a] strong presence in San Francisco with high quality service and we are looking forward to enhancing it with the resources and reputation of Rothstein Kass. Furthermore, this acquisition allows for us to broaden our scope of business we conduct among San Francisco’s alternative investment community.”