Marcum LLP Merges in Portland, Maine, CPAs Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett
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Press Release

(New York City, NY) – Marcum LLP today announced that Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett, P.A. (DSPB), a full-service accounting firm in Portland, Maine, merged into Marcum’s New England region. The transaction took effect January 1.  

The DSPB team of 5 partners and 20 professional and administrative associates will remain at the firm’s current location at 15 Casco Street. It will be Marcum’s second Portland office. Kirk Purvis, CPA, CFE, will be office managing partner. 

Founded in 1990, Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett offers a full range of accounting services, including tax and financial planning for closely held businesses and high net worth individuals; litigation support and business valuation; marital dissolution; and personal financial planning. The firm also provides financial statement attestation services and consulting services to assist with stockholder buy-ins and buy-outs; mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses; incentive compensation services; pension audits; and employment contract services. 

"Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett’s loyal client base, developed over nearly 30 years, is a testament to their commitment to excellence and technical proficiency. They will be a strong addition to Marcum’s New England Region," said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum’s chairman and chief executive officer. 

"As Marcum’s New England Region continues to grow in scope and depth, the DSPB team will be a valuable new asset to our clients in Portland and across the state of Maine," said Anthony P. Scillia, regional managing partner for New England.

"Marcum’s extensive resources and industry specializations will significantly diversify our service offering to our clients while providing a rich opportunity for our professionals to collaborate as part of a national team," Mr. Purvis said.

In addition to Portland, Marcum’s New England region also includes Greenwich, Hartford, New Haven, and West Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; and Providence, RI.  Marcum is headquartered in New York City and has offices in major business markets across the U.S. and overseas.

About Marcum
Marcum LLP is a top-ranked national accounting and advisory firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurial, middle-market companies and high net worth individuals achieve their goals. Marcum’s industry-focused practices offer deep insight and specialized services to privately held and publicly registered companies, and nonprofit and social sector organizations. Through the Marcum Group, the Firm also provides a full complement of technology, wealth management, and executive search and staffing services. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum has offices in major business markets across the U.S. and select international locations. #AskMarcum. Visit www.marcumllp.com for more information about how Marcum can help.

   

PEOPLE

Kirk Purvis

Kirk Purvis

Office Managing Partner
kirk.purvis@marcumllp.com

Joel Bassett

Joel Bassett

Partner
joel.bassett@marcumllp.com

Eric Purvis

Eric Purvis

Partner
eric.purvis@marcumllp.com

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Director
adam.johnson@marcumllp.com

 

   

ABOUT MARCUM

Marcum LLP is a top-ranked national accounting and advisory firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurial, middle-market companies and high net worth individuals achieve their goals. Marcum’s industry-focused practices offer deep insight and specialized services to privately held and publicly registered companies, and nonprofit and social sector organizations.

   

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Portland, ME

15 Casco Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-874-0355

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