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Berkowitz Pollack Brant Promotes 3 to Director

Posted on January 01, 2024

Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs today announced it promoted three professionals to directors of the firm.

“At our firm the best and brightest professionals are given opportunities to hone their skills and bring value to clients while providing them with the resources they need to advance and achieve the highest levels of career satisfaction,” said Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs’ CEO Joseph Saka, CPA/PFS. “We are proud of these individuals’ accomplishments and look forward to their leadership directing the firm forward into the future.”

Sarah Gaymon, CPA, was promoted to director of Tax Services. She focuses her practice on helping entrepreneurs and high-net-worth families plan for tax-efficient wealth preservation and multi-generational wealth transfers, both domestically and internationally.

Active in the local community, she is president of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Greater South Florida Chapter and the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, chair of the Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council’s Diversity Committee and a member of the American Cancer Society’s Palm Beach County Associate Board of Ambassadors. Gaymon earned a master’s degree in tax and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. John’s University.

Joseph C. Leuchter, CPA, was promoted to director of Tax Services, where he helps individuals and businesses grow wealth and profits while maintaining tax efficiency and compliance. He focuses on complex partnership structures in the real estate space. Leuchter is a member of the Miami Children’s Museum board of directors and holds a master’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary.

Pedro L. Porras, CPA, was promoted to director of International Tax Services, where he provides income- and estate-tax planning and advisory services to domestic and foreign families and closely held businesses with international operations. His experience focuses on pre-immigration planning and structuring cross-border investments for maximum tax efficiency. Porras has a master’s degree in taxation and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida International University.

About Berkowitz Pollack Brant

For nearly 45 years, the advisors and accountants of Berkowitz Pollack Brant have solved problems, provided knowledge and helped clients realize their goals. The firm and its affiliates, Provenance Wealth Advisors, BayBridge Capital Advisors and BayBridge Real Estate Capital, have offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and New York City.

Berkowitz Pollack Brant has been named one of the top 60 firms in the U.S. by both Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting and one of Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work for several consecutive years.

One of the largest firms in South Florida, it is comprised of talented and resourceful professionals who provide consulting services with an entrepreneurial focus. Specialty areas include domestic and international tax planning and compliance, corporate and commercial audits, forensics and litigation support, business valuation, and wealth management and preservation.