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Sam S. Perelson, CPA


Former Managing Partner Emeritus



Mr. Perelson was Managing Partner Emeritus. Drawing on his superior technical skills and business acumen, he was a valued consultant to clients and other professionals.

Mr. Perelson provided guidance and counsel to clients in all stages of development from entrepreneurs to large established companies. Further, he worked with the Firm's many not-for-profit clients assisting them to realize their goals. His commitment to clients and broad base of knowledge made him a trusted advisor and led to long-standing relationships. In that role, he assisted in assembling the clients’ team of bankers, attorneys and other professionals.


Mr. Perelson graduated cum laude from the Baruch School of City College.


  • Founding Member, International Group of Accounting Firms

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants—Former member, Professional Ethics Committee

  • Past Lecturer, the Foundation for Accounting Education


  • Governor, Treasurer and Audit Committee Chair, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

  • Treasurer and Chair of Audit Committee, Jewish Week

  • Treasurer - Friends of the Library of the Supreme Court of Israel


  • United Jewish Appeal - Federation of Jewish Philanthropies- Director, member of various committees

  • Vice Chair FOJP Service Corp.

  • Chair of New York Board of Overseers, Hebrew Union - Jewish Institute of Religion

  • Chair, Audit Committee of Central Synagogue

  • Jewish Communal Relations Council - Director, Chair Task Force on New York Missionaries and Cults

  • Financial Vice President and Director of Citizens Committee for New York City

  • Member, Executive Committee, Association for a Better New York