Baker Tilly Welcomes Senior Advisor Norman Freidkin
March 30, 2011
VIENNA, VA – Norman Freidkin, an accountant and business advisor in the DC area for over 40 years, recently joined Baker Tilly as a senior advisor based in the firm’s Washington regional headquarters.
Freidkin founded the Rockville, Maryland accounting firm Freidkin, Matrone & Horn in 1974, and practiced there for more than 30 years. Through the years he has specialized in assisting clients in the tax and economic structure of various commercial, industrial, retail, and real estate enterprises.
“Norman’s experience as a strategic tax and business advisor to many mid-sized and large businesses, and high-net-worth individuals, makes him a great addition to Baker Tilly," Regional Managing Partner Ed Offterdinger said.
Matt Hallam, Managing Partner of Tax & Assurance for the DC office, added: “Norman’s experience working with many local real estate businesses aligns extremely well with Baker Tilly’s significant concentration of real estate clients."
In addition to working with existing Baker Tilly clients, Freidkin will also utilize his deep relationships in the local business community to identify new business opportunities for the firm.
“Helping clients develop and implement tax strategies is something I’ve enjoyed doing throughout my career, and I look forward to lending my expertise to Baker Tilly clients both here in DC and across the country," Freidkin said. “Over the years Baker Tilly has been such an outstanding corporate citizen, giving back to the community in so many ways. The firm’s generosity and commitment to our community played a big role in me coming on board."
Throughout his career, Freidkin has served in leadership roles on numerous business, civic, and nonprofit boards across the region, including the College Savings Plans of Maryland, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes. He graduated from the University of Baltimore and received an executive MBA from Loyola College.
With staff totaling more than 1,400, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, provides a wide range of accounting, tax, assurance, and consulting services. Ranked as the 16th largest* firm in the country, the firm serves clients from offices in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Washington D.C., and throughout Wisconsin.
Baker Tilly is a member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of 150 high quality, independent accounting and business advisory firms in 120 countries, with more than 25,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms exceeds $3 billion.
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*According to the 2011 Accounting Today "Top 100 Firms"