PETER FRANK
CPA, CITP

 

Partner
T: (212) 868-5781 ext. 324
D: (212) 768-0302
F: (212) 868-5782

pfrank@schulmanlobel.com

 

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 often speaks to accounting organizations, college students and other groups, and 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 a Certified QuickBooks Gold Level ProAdvisor.

Peter has represented his firm and profession at various levels of numerous professional associations. He recently completed serving a 3-year term as a member of Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), a position he had held previously. He has held positions on the board of directors, executive committee and as chapter president (Manhattan/Bronx) for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), as well as having chaired various committees (including Emerging Technologies, Entertainment, Arts & Sports). In addition, he has served on the advisory board of The International Accounting Group (TIAG), a member of the TAG Alliances.

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 is a licensed certified public accountant in New York.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP)
Accountants Club of America (ACA)

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 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.

Industry Expertise:

Entertainment
Family Business
Financial Services
Internet and Technology
Medical and Professional Practices
Real Estate and Construction
Restaurants and Hospitality