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For 75 years from our offices in Skokie and Chicago, MichaelSilver's talented and diverse team of professionals brings a fresh approach to accounting and assurance, tax consulting and compliance, consulting services, private client services, and investment advisory services to a broad range of clients in a wide variety of industries in the U.S. and internationally. We are committed to exceptional service and are driven by our foundational pillars that guide us to operate in an innovative, trusted, consultative, and energizing manner in all that we do.

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MichaelSilver delivers a broad range of value-added services to small- and medium-sized private and closely-held companies, owner-operated and family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals and their families, and individuals, entrepreneurs, and other start-up entities.

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    Press Release: Steven D. Handler is Appointed Vice Chair of GMNI

    Skokie, IL – November 27, 2019 – MichaelSilver is proud to announce that Partner, Steven D. Handler, CPA, CMC, CGMA, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of GMNI , effective October 19, 2019.In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for nine years, Steven has completed two years serving on the Management Committee. MichaelSilver has been a member of GMNI since 2011.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Appoints Waterloo as New Partner

    Skokie, IL – July 23, 2019 – MichaelSilver announces the appointment of Susan Waterloo, CPA, as Partner of the firm.Susan Waterloo has been with MichaelSilver for over 20 years and became a Partner in July 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Susan spent nine years as a tax manager and senior auditor at a “Big Four” firm, working primarily in the real estate syndication industry, as well as on professional services partnerships and their owners. With more than 25 years of complex experienc...  Read More

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    Press Release: Judy Mason Now Leads the NACVA Illinois Chapter as President

    Skokie, IL – July 15, 2019 – MichaelSilver is proud to announce that Partner, Judy F. Mason, CPA, CVA, MST, MBA, has been appointed to the position of President of the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA®). NACVA® is a group of business professionals that provide valuation and litigation services for various types of business transactions. NACVA® State Chapters provide resources to members and the entire valuation community to enhance indi...  Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Celebrates its 75th Anniversary - Exceptional Service Since 1944!

    Skokie, IL – June 25, 2019 – MichaelSilver is extremely proud to share that the firm is celebrating its 75th anniversary.Founded in 1944, MichaelSilver quickly earned a reputation for providing unsurpassed accounting and tax services. The firm's early success was the direct result of commitment to client service and the expert application of accounting principles and tax law. Today, 75 years later and under the leadership of Larry Isaacson and Jennifer A.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Is Named as One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois 2019

    Skokie, IL – May 01, 2019 – MichaelSilver announces that the firm was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work In Illinois 2019. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, and Best Companies Group.Read More   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Welcomes Director of Consulting Services, Henrik Wiberg, to the Firm

    Skokie, IL – March 19, 2019 – MichaelSilver announces that Henrik Wiberg has joined the firm as Director of Consulting Services.Henrik Wiberg has more than 20 years of consulting and executive experience in many European countries and the U.S. He has held CEO and other senior management roles within the Automotive, Technology, Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail Industries in the U.S. and around the world.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Welcomes Partner, Harry A. Steindler, to the Firm

    Skokie, IL – November 27, 2018 – MichaelSilver announces that Harry A. Steindler, CPA, has joined the firm as Partner.Harry Steindler returns to his Skokie accounting roots after 5½ years with regional and international firms. He has more than 35 years of experience providing tax and business advice and assurance services.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Merges with Lerman CPA Group, Inc. and Opens a Chicago Office

    Skokie, IL – November 1, 2018 – MichaelSilver, an accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting firm, is pleased to announce its merger with Lerman CPA Group, Inc. of Chicago.The merger, effective November 1st, aligns with MichaelSilver’s strategic plans to further strengthen its presence in the Chicago market and to open a second office in downtown Chicago. The professionals from Lerman CPA Group, Inc.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Appoints Kaplan and Poulopoulos as New Partners

    Skokie, IL – July 18, 2018 – MichaelSilver announces the appointment of Laurie Kaplan, CPA, and John D. Poulopoulos, CPA, as Partners of the firm.Joining the firm in 1994, Laurie Kaplan is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in providing tax consulting and accounting services. She is a distinguished speaker and serves as the firm’s employee benefit plan specialist, assisting clients with plan selection, design, set-up, and administration.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Appoints Kaplan and Poulopoulos as New Partners

    Skokie, IL – July 18, 2018 – MichaelSilver announces the appointment of Laurie Kaplan, CPA, and John D. Poulopoulos, CPA, as Partners of the firm.Joining the firm in 1994, Laurie Kaplan is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in providing tax consulting and accounting services. She is a distinguished speaker and serves as the firm’s employee benefit plan specialist, assisting clients with plan selection, design, set-up, and administration.   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Receives A Marketing Achievement Award

    Skokie, IL – May 25, 2018 – MichaelSilver received a Marketing Achievement Award at the Association for Accounting Marketing’s (AAM) annual summit this month in Portland, Oregon.The firm’s winning entry was for “Integrated Branding Programs Budget Below $100,000.”AAM Marketing Achievement Award   Read More

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    Press Release: MichaelSilver Is Named as One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois 2018

    Skokie, IL – May 01, 2018 – MichaelSilver announces that the firm was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work In Illinois 2018. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, MRA-The Management Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, and Best Companies Group.Best Places to Work in Illinois 2018   Read More

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