Rothbard and Company LLC is a full-service certified public accounting firm licensed in Florida led by experienced former "Big 4" professionals. All our CPA's hold valid FL state CPA certificates.
Martin A. Rothbard, CPA
Marty is the Managing Partner of Rothbard & Co. with over 35 years of experience in the public accounting field. After 20 years at Big 4 Accounting Firms, including 6 years as a Financial Services Tax Partner, Marty founded Klein Mendez and Rothbard LLC to plant roots in South Florida and focus on providing quality tax services to high caliber clients across a range of industries. Marty has a diverse set of skills with primary industry expertise in not only commercial real estate and banking but also managing the firm’s entertainment practice. He is a leading expert on taxation of corporations, partnerships, LLCs, REITs, Estates, and Trusts. Over the years, he has demonstrated a strong track record of helping clients achieve successful outcomes in disputes with the IRS and state tax authorities as well as in civil litigation (e.g. divorce, embezzlement, fraud, contract disputes). Marty has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he graduated Cum Laude, and a Master of Science in Taxation from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. He holds CPA certificates in Florida, New Jersey and Illinois. Marty is a past-President of the Broward Chapter of the FICPA and recently served on the Board of Trustees of Temple Dor Dorim in Weston for the last seven years. In his spare time, Marty is an avid road cyclist who likes to spend time with his children.
Sandra Perera, CPA
Sandra is a Certified Public Accountant and Senior Director with Rothbard & Co. responsible for the firm’s Corporate Tax Department Outsourcing and International Tax Services. She brings a wealth of expertise in taxation and accounting services with over 24 years of experience in public accounting, including 10 years at a Big 4 Global Accounting Firm. Her industry expertise includes Banking, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Distribution and Entertainment. Sandra services clients of all sizes, from high net-worth individuals to private and publicly traded companies and family businesses. Sandra has a Master’s in Taxation and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration – Accounting and Finance from Florida International University. Her professional and community involvement include memberships to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), Cuban American Certified Public Accountants Association (CACPAA), The National Association of Divorce Professionals (NADP) and Prime Time Business Network. Sandra is fluent in Spanish and has built working relationships with affiliates throughout Central and Latin America and Europe.
Leonard S. Rothbard, JD
Len is a Director with Rothbard & Co. specializing in the firm's Pass-through Entity and High-Net-Worth Individual tax practice. He brings fifteen years of public accounting experience providing high quality tax services to a broad array of clients, with a special expertise serving individuals with diverse rental real estate portfolios. Prior to joining Rothbard & Co., Len was a practicing attorney in the State of New Jersey for six years, defending businesses, motorists, property owners and doctors against civil litigation. Len’s legal background gives him the ability to help clients with their operating agreements as well as their Estate and Trust planning needs. Len received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University Law School in 2000 and is a member of the Florida Bar Association. He lives in Coral Springs with his wife and three sons.
Orville Marshall, EA, PMP
Orville is our Tax & Accounting Services Manager. He is an experienced tax professional who has earned the highest credential the IRS awards: Enrolled Agent. Individuals who obtain this elite status must adhere to ethical standards and must meet continuing education requirements each year. Enrolled agents, like attorneys and CPAs, have unlimited practice rights. This means Orville is unrestricted as to which taxpayers he can represent and what types of tax matters he is authorized to handle. He worked as a master tax advisor at one of the major national retail tax franchises and was a multi-unit manager for some of the top performing offices in his district. Prior to becoming an enrolled agent, Orville spent many years in the technology industry and has assembled a skillset that leverages technology in tax planning and compliance. Clients benefit from Orville’s knowledge and expertise gained through his educational achievements and experience as a business owner and consultant for over twenty years. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA. Additionally, Orville is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents (FSEA).
Allan Gottesman, CA, CPA
Allan offers over 44 years of accounting and tax experience in Canada and the United States. Prior to joining Rothbard & Co., he operated his own public accounting and advisory firm in Plantation, Florida. Allan is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Institutes of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). With extensive expertise in both international and U.S. tax, Allan assists clients with estates and trusts, accounting and review services, litigation support, forensic accounting, purchase and sale of businesses, real estate, and leisure industries.
Kristy is a Senior Accountant at Rothbard & Co. responsible for supervising junior team members with recurring business services, including bookkeeping, payroll tax, sales tax, tax return preparation and financial statement preparation. Kristy received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting graduating Cum Laude from Wagner College. She brings over 17 years of experience in providing accounting services to clients in a wide range of industries.