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Garibaldi Receives
Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Humanitarian Award
For Excellence In Accounting

GARDEN CITY, NY, July 30, 2012 -- Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA was recently honored by the Advancement for Commerce Industry & Technology (ACIT) with the Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Humanitarian Award. The award is in recognition of dedicated commitment to providing the highest quality of accounting services in an ethical and responsible manner to a diverse community. Garibaldi is President and CEO of Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs, PC, one of the region's leading certified public accounting, financial and management consulting firms. The ACIT has been serving and supporting the needs of Long Island businesses since 1963.

One of ten recipients, Garibaldi attributed the award to the legacy of Israeloff, Trattner, its commitment to clients, and the dedication of their staff. "Clients and staff are gold and we are very dedicated to maintaining the personal relationships we have with our clients," Garibaldi said. "It is who we are and we will always be true to who we are," Garibaldi said. “We have an impeccable heritage and an excellent foundation on which to build. Working as a team and playing to your strengths are key to achieving your long-term goals."

Michael J. Garibaldi is the officer-in-charge of Israeloff Trattner's Law Firm Services, Forensic Accounting, Litigation and Valuation Consulting Group. One of the industry's leading law firm services experts, Mr. Garibaldi has a strong background providing efficient and affordable solutions to the many complex issues facing the legal profession today. He provides clients with a complete spectrum of services designed to help profit-oriented firms identify and understand a full range of firm governance, partner compensation and profitability issues that will help them gain a competitive advantage. A business valuation and forensic accounting specialist, Mr. Garibaldi has extensive expertise assisting attorneys and their clients with the financial aspects of a case throughout the litigation process, from contemplation of action through expert witness testimony.

A noted speaker and author, Mr. Garibaldi has lectured extensively on law firm and litigation services. As an instructor of the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement Program in Business Valuation, Mr. Garibaldi teaches his specialty to other professionals.

Michael J. Garibaldi is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York. A Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), he is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) where he is a member. He is a Past President and former member of the Board of Directors of the Nassau Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) where he held a variety of positions. He is also a candidate member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and member of the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the American Bar Association (ABA).

Garibaldi is Co-Chair of Gotham City Networking's LI, LI Legal and Israeloff Legal Networking Groups, and is a mentoring partner in Gotham’s Mentoring Partnership.

Israeloff, Trattner & Co., CPAs, PC is one of the region's leading certified public accounting, financial and management consulting firms with offices located in Garden City and Manhattan. The Firm provides a wide range of services for individuals and businesses in a number of industries. Their many services include accounting and auditing, forensic accounting, fraud engagements, business, professional practice and license valuations, domestic and international tax planning and compliance, merger and acquisition consulting, management consultation, technology, human resources and marketing consulting, financial and estate planning.

For more information, call or write Israeloff, Trattner & Co., P.C., 1225 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, 516-240-3300, or visit the web site at


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