Howard Cohen, CPA
Howard Cohen has over 35 years of experience in the fields of public accounting and consulting and is the Chairman of EisnerAmper LLP. Howard was formerly the Managing Partner and CEO of Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP, and Managing Partner of the New Jersey office of an international accounting firm. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Rider University and a Master’s in Taxation from Pace University.
Howard’s experience includes servicing companies and organizations, both domestic and international, in the professional services, retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution and tax‐exempt industries. He has particular expertise in the areas of tax planning and corporate financing options. Howard serves as Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is the Chairman of the Rider University Accounting Department Advisory Council and a member of Rider’s Executive Advisory Council. Howard was one of the first Rider Alumni inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, a National Honors Fraternity for Financial Information Professionals. Howard was appointed to serve as a Commissioner on the New Jersey‐Israel Commission. He currently serves as Country Club Division Chairman for Metropolitan New Jersey State of Israel Bonds, is on the Executive Committee and is the past New Leadership and Accountants’ Division Chairman. He serves on the Board of Directors and is the Past President and “Man of the Year” of B’nai Shalom Jewish Center of West Orange. He is active in Metrowest Jewish Federation both in the Professionals and Country Club Divisions. Howard served as Finance Chairman and on the Board of Trustees of Cedar Hill Country Club. He is a member of the Essex County Estate Planning Council and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Howard is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he previously served as Chairman and a Trustee of the Political Action Committee and as Chairman of the Federal Taxation Committee.