CPA Firms Whittlesey & Hadley and Weinstein & Anastasio Join Forces
HARTFORD, Conn. — Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C., a regional CPA firm headquartered in Hartford, Conn., announced that Weinstein & Anastasio, P.C., a regional CPA firm located in Hamden, Conn., will join the firm effective Sept. 1. Weinstein & Anastasio provides a broad range of accounting, audit, tax and business-consulting services to closely held businesses in a variety of industries, as well as to high-net-worth individuals throughout New England and New York.
This merger represents Whittlesey & Hadley’s growth plan to expand services, diversify geographically, and continue to grow in size, services, and staff. The combined three offices will employ 155 people, including 21 partners located in Hartford and Hamden, Conn., and locally in Holyoke.
“We look forward to combining the exceptional strength and expertise of the Weinstein & Anastasio team of professionals and their history of quality service with our mutually superior team members who have served multiple generations of families and businesses alike,” said Drew Andrews, managing partner of Whittlesey & Hadley. “The joining of our teams will allow us to demonstrate to our clients that, while we continue to grow, we are committed to retaining our valued reputation as having the expertise of a national firm but the responsiveness of a local firm.”
Roger Sciascia, managing partner of Weinstein & Anastasio, added, “we are excited to join Whittlesey & Hadley, a firm we have known for many years, and with whom we have partnered, through our PKF North America affiliation. Our firms share a common philosophy when it comes to the delivery of client service and a common vision toward future success and growth in the New England and New York marketplaces. Through this combination, we will integrate our technical resources and accomplishments, which will allow for continued delivery of exceptional service to our clients.”
Weinstein & Anastasio, with roots back to 1927, will continue to serve clients and function in key leadership roles in Southern Conn. communities from its Hamden office, while acquiring the Whittlesey & Hadley brand.
Founded in 1961, Whittlesey & Hadley provides accounting, audit, tax, technology, and business-consulting services to clients primarily throughout the Northeast, with access to a worldwide network of resources through PKF North America. For more than 50 years, the firm has served closely held businesses, including manufacturing, construction, distribution, real estate, financial, healthcare, government, and technology industries, as well as the nonprofit sector, the firm’s largest niche focus.
“We are committed to an aggressive plan to grow our firm and to add to the depth of our team throughout the Northeast while continuing the value of high-quality client service, a tradition that distinguishes us from our competitors,” said Andrews.