Peter Frank, CPA, CITP, has recently joined Schulman Lobel as a partner, after many years as a partner at another NY mid-sized accounting firm. He has been advising individuals and closely-held businesses on accounting, tax and business matters for nearly 40 years. He has a diversified clientele, with clients in the entertainment and film business, as well as real estate, hotels and restaurants, auctioneers, professional services, high net worth individuals and others. He is actively assisting foreign nationals to navigate the tax and business issues of operating in the U.S. as well as helping U.S. expatriates and non-residents to coordinate their U.S. and international tax compliance needs. Peter works closely with start-up, scale-up and established businesses, and prides himself on the relationships and trust he develops with his clients, assisting them in many areas of their business.
Peter also consults on information technology issues, having particular experience with accounting and business management systems. He is an early recipient of the AICPA’s Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) credential, for which he assisted the AICPA in creation of its examination. Peter is also a Certified QuickBooks Gold Level ProAdvisor.
Peter enjoys speaking about accounting and business issues before accounting organizations, business associations, college students and other groups.
Education & Licenses
Peter received his undergraduate education at Kenyon College and Syracuse University, earning a Bachelor of Music degree from Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts, Setnor College of Music.
He holds his CPA License in New York.
ACHIEVEMENTS & AFFILIATIONS
Peter is a past member of Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), having served 2 different terms. At the NYSSCPA, he has been on the board of directors and executive committee, is a past president of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter, and has served on and chaired numerous committees.
Peter has recently been elected President of the Accountants Club of America (ACA) (www.accountantsclubofamerica.org). The ACA fosters the exchange of ideas to enhance the development and growth of the CPA profession, encouraging the professional development of its members, who now include other business professionals and advisors, as it seeks to better serve its members’ clients and the community.
Peter is the recent past chair of MNN, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (www.mnn.org), Manhattan’s public access and community media television network, continuing his service on its board of directors as treasurer and as chair of its audit committee. He also serves on the board of directors and is treasurer of Savvy Ladies (www.savvyladies.org), an organization that brings financial planning education to women.
In addition to being a practicing CPA, Peter has been a performing and recording musician for much of his life. His music can be heard at www.peterfrankmusic.com.