Longtime Long Island CPA Firms Merge

A New York accounting and financial services firm acquired a Long Island competitor in November.

Janover Rubinroit, LLC, of Garden City has incorporated Gilbert & Levy from nearby Baldwin into its practice. Gilbert & Levy's entire staff moved to Janover Rubinroit's main office in Garden City and will operate under that company name. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The purchase of Gilbert & Levy follows Janover's 2004 acquisition of a two-partner firm in New York City. Founded in 1938, Janover and has been ranked among the top 25 largest accounting firms on Long Island by Long Island Business News.

Gilbert & Levy has provided accounting services to individual clients and companies. It specialized in tax planning and compliance. The firm was founded in 1955 by H.H. Manton.

“Joining forces with Janover Rubinroit will enable our clients to benefit from Janover's extensive expertise and the service offerings of their affiliated companies,” said Jeff Gilbert, of Gilbert & Levy.

As clients of Janover Rubinroit, Gilbert's clients have access to affiliates JRF Asset Advisors, JRS Financial Services, Outsource Your Books.com, JR Benefit Services, and JR Signature property and casualty insurance.

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