Archive for Artists

Lee M. Cohen, CPA

Lee graduated from New York University in 1993 with a degree in accounting. Upon graduation, he worked as a controller for a chain of retail stores where he gained invaluable business experience, which continues to help our clients because Lee understands what it means to be a business…

Michael Young, CPA

As the accounting and audit partner at LMC, Michael Young offers over two decades of accomplished public accounting experience. Michael is the leader of the firm’s art galleries and artist practice and is well-versed in providing accounting, tax planning and consulting services.  Michael’s career has spanned multiple industries,…

Christopher Kotan, CPA

Christopher Kotan has leveraged his 25 plus years of tax and audit experience as LMC’s Tax Director. His vital role for the firm focuses on working closely with a number of high-net-worth individuals and their family-run businesses, as well as providing tax and accounting services to several others. …

Maritza Ortiz

Maritza started in the interior construction industry and brings with her over 20 years of financial and bookkeeping experience to the team. Since joining LMC, Maritza has been responsible for overseeing the Account Services Department and the high net worth client team. Her ability to work with tight…

Alan Wong, CPA

Alan joins LMC as a Senior Tax Manager, serving clients across the Legal & Professional Services and Artists Industries. Alan graduated Brooklyn College in 1989 while working full time and attending college full time in the evenings. Alan started his career with a small firm in New York…

Robert Vandewater, CPA

Since 1984, Robert Vandewater, CPA, has been practicing in public accounting—providing quality assurance and consulting services to his clients. His experiences include all levels of accounting and auditing in the areas of planning, fieldwork, review, and supervision of many clients in various industries.  His industries of focus include…

Lucille Scafide

Lucille brings over 20 years of tax experience with a focus on Trusts and Estates. Lucille oversees the wealth management and estate planning for a number of LMC clients. Her responsibilities include preparing and reviewing tax returns, tax compliance and coordinating between financial professionals and attorneys to create…

Faina Maryasina

With close to two decades of public accounting experience, Faina Maryasina has proudly served LMC through her tireless efforts researching and interpreting complex tax rules. With her unyielding attention to detail, she has proven to be an invaluable asset when it comes to accounting services, preparation of compiled…

James F. Hahn, CPA

Jim joined LMC in 2018 with over 30 years of professional experience in both small and large accounting firms providing services in the apparel, art gallery and artists, real estate, hospitality, and not-for-profit industries that included the preparation of business and individual tax returns. He brings to the…

Kasia Kupiszewska, CPA

As part of the LMC family, Kasia Kupiszewska’s role focuses on tax return prep and reviewing client books. With her decade of accounting expertise, she has been integral in challenging LMC’s clients by formulating out-of-the-box solutions.  Her wide range of experience has also sharpened her analytical skills and…