NEWBURGH – RBT CPAs, Inc.and Sickler, Torchia, Allen & Churchill CPAs – both leading accounting, auditing, consulting, and tax firms in the Hudson Valley – have merged their practices effective July 1, 2022, resulting in greater accessibility, depth of knowledge and expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and enhanced services for clients.
The two firms are very similar in size and culture, with each bringing something extra to the table. RBT CPAs’expertise spans a broader spectrum of industries, while Sickler, Torchia, Allen & Churchill CPAs has a larger presence and reach in Lake Katrine (Ulster) and Hudson (Columbia), as well as the Capital Region, Metropolitan New York areas, and the Berkshires.
“We are really excited about bringing our two firms together to leverage our combined talents and reach to offer even more value to our customers,” said Mike Turturro, Managing Partner & CEO, RBT CPAs. “Customers will continue to receive the personalized services they are accustomed to, while benefiting from the enhanced capabilities our combined organizations can deliver.”
Sickler, Torchia, Allen & Churchill CPAs Managing Partner Craig Sickler said, “Culturally, our two organizations are a very strong fit. We both started and grew up in the Hudson Valley and have been able to retain the personalized service levels often associated with small firms, while offering the know-how and experience of larger firms.”
Michael Torchia, Partner, Sickler, Torchia, Allen & Churchill CPAs, added, “We are really excited about what this merger will mean to our clients, employees, and the communities where we live and operate. Our two organizations truly complement each other and will enable our new combined business to deliver even more value while maintaining the highest levels of personalized service.”
The combined organization will maintain their current locations, staff, fee structures, and client service teams. Mike Turturro said, “Over time, we look forward to bringing our organization’s enhanced capabilities to clients throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond to show why and how our two organizations are better together.”