CBIZ Accounting, Tax and Advisory, LLC has acquired the nonattest assets of Berntson Porter and Company PLLC (Berntson Porter) of Bellevue, Washington.
Concurrent with this transaction, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C., a national independent CPA firm, announced the acquisition of the assets of Berntson Porter.
CBIZ, Inc. and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. have an alternative practice structure. The two companies are separate and independent legal entities that work together to serve clients’ business needs.
Founded in 1985, Berntson Porter provides comprehensive accounting and financial consulting services including tax, forensic, valuation and transaction services.
Berntson Porter serves a wide range of industries with specialties including construction, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, service, wholesale distribution and technology.
The firm has 120 employees and approximately $26m in annual revenue.
Jerry Grisko, president and CEO of CBIZ, said: “Establishing a presence in the growing Pacific Northwest market has been a long-term goal for CBIZ. In Berntson Porter, we found the ideal partner with a shared commitment to client service, a strong cultural fit and deep expertise within their team of seasoned professionals.
“Berntson Porter is one of the largest accounting firms in the Puget Sound region. Working together, we will expand the services we offer our clients and continue to pursue growth. We welcome the Berntson Porter team to CBIZ.”
Robert Berntson, CEO of Berntson Porter, added: “We are excited to take this important step in our growth that will greatly benefit our clients and our team with the added resources, services and opportunities CBIZ can provide.”