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Affiliations & Milestones

We are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners.

We have been the subject of successful independant Peer Reviews, every three years, which represents a total review and analysis of the firm's quality control systems and procedures.

Biographical information

Kive I. Strickoff, CPA, graduated from Long Island University in June 1971, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. During his college career, he was a Dean's List honoree, and was admitted to the School of Business Administration Honor Society. Thereafter, he commenced work on the audit staff of the then internationally renown CPA firm of Laventhal & Horwath (NYC). Subsequently, his work experience continued as a Senior Accountant at the firms of Pustorino, Puglisi & Co., P.C. (NYC) and Mahoney, Cohen & Co., P.C. (NYC).

Mr. Strickoff established his own independent CPA practice in January 1977. The practice has been in continuous operation during the forty years from inception to date. During that period of time, the firm has grown significantly, becoming one of the top accounting firms of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as ranked in the annual compilation prepared by the Long Island Business News.

The practice is diversified, performs a variety of accounting and tax services, and the client base is geographically located throughout the tri-state metropolitan area. Among the many services provided are personal and business tax and financial planning, business accounting, tax preparation and representation services, preparation of financial statements, and business purchase/sale consultations. Clients include individuals and businesses in a wide variety of industries, including distributors, manufacturers, retailers, non-profit organizations, professional practices, and health care providers.

Mr. Strickoff is also a Series 7 and Series 66 Securities licensee, as well as a Life, Disability and Health Insurance Licensee. An affiliate, Strickoff Financial Services, LLC, offers a wide variety of investment, portfolio management, insurance, IRA, 401K, and other financial services. Strickoff Financial Services, LLC is registered by the New York State Department of Law, by the New Jersey Division of Securities, and by the Florida Division of Securities as a Registered Investment Adviser.

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Mr. Strickoff is also very active with the Financial Services Institute in Washingon, D.C.  For the past three years, he has served as a member of the Steering Committee which plans the Financial Advisors Summit that takes place in Washington annually. He is also a long standing member of the FSI Financial Advisors Council. And, lastly, Mr. Strickoff frequently joins with other FSI colleagues on Capital Hill, visiting the offices of our Congressmen and Senators, advocating for positive changes in current and proposed regulations that will affect the industry as well as for the average American middle class investor.

Kive I. Strickoff is licensed as a CPA in the State of New York. In addition, Mr. Strickoff is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Nassau County Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Strickoff also is a past-officer of the Practice Management Committee of the Nassau Chapter of the New York State Society of CPA's, having both participated in and chaired group seminar functions.

Additionally, Mr. Strickoff is a past member of the National Advisory Board of Creative Solutions, Inc. (now a division of Thomson Reuters), a respected national publisher of CPA firm software. He has also contributed as a participant in a published study issued by the American Women's Society of CPA's. He is quoted throughout the publication, regarding the experience of women CPA's in public accounting, from the employer's perspective.

Mr. Strickoff and his family reside on Long Island, New York.