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O'Connor Davies, LLP and Mersel, Klein & Company, LLP Announce Merger

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connor Davies, LLP and Mersel, Klein & Company, LLP have announced a merger of the two Certified Public Accounting firms, effective immediately.  The combined firm is operating under the O'Connor Davies name.  Kenneth Mersel and Steven Klein, Partners, along with all staff members are now located in O'Connor Davies' existing New York office at 665 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.

This merger further establishes O'Connor Davies as a major Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm.  Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner of O'Connor Davies, said, "The firm is pleased to welcome Ken Mersel, Steve Klein and their staff to the O'Connor Davies team.  This combination broadens and deepens our existing industry specialization and we are excited to continue our high level of service and expertise to our diverse range of clients."

Both firms share the same approach to client service, practice management and dedication to developing enduring relationships. Ken Mersel comments, "We are pleased to have found the breadth of services, experience and expertise that O'Connor Davies offers in addition to their commitment to client service.  We are enthusiastic about the career opportunities that this merger brings to our employees as well as the encouragement to give back to our communities."

Steve Klein states, "We look forward to continuing the quality individualized personal service that we have historically provided while expanding the range of services that are now available to our present and future clients."

With more than 75 years of combined experience, Ken and Steve have extensive knowledge in a wide range of specialty practices, including law firms, medical practices, entertainment, real estate and other professional and consulting businesses.  They are a welcome addition to the firm's 500 employees and 84 Partners in seven offices throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. 

About O'Connor Davies, LLP
www.odpkf.com

O'Connor Davies, LLP is a full service Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm that has a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally and providing specialized professional services of the highest quality.  With roots tracing to 1891, seven offices located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and approximately 500 professionals, including 84 Partners, the firm provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax, and management advisory services. O'Connor Davies is ranked number 36 in Accounting Today's 2013 "Top 100 Firms" list and the Firm is also recognized as a "Leader in Audit and Accounting," a "Pacesetter in Growth" and one of the "Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic." O'Connor Davies is ranked number 35 in INSIDE Public Accounting's 2013 "Top 100 Firms" list and the firm is recognized as one of the "Top Ten Fastest-Growing Firms." O'Connor Davies is also among the 20 largest accounting firms in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain's New York Business and the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals.

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