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WeiserMazars Beginnings

Last century, after an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Maxwell R. Weiser decided to pursue his dream of becoming an accountant. Going to night school while he worked as a bookkeeper, Max graduated New York University. He founded M.R. Weiser & Company in 1921 to serve the accounting and business needs of entrepreneurs. Early clients were a laundry, an oil refinery, and a variety of small businesses.

Maintaining a strict work ethic, Max worked six days a week, year-round. He was dedicated to providing the ultimate customer service experience. In fact, it was said that “his golf clubs saw more courses than he did,” since Max was known for cancelling vacations at a moment’s notice to assist with client emergencies.

Max lived into his 90s and was always very proud of his firm’s success. Max’s son Ken went to school to become a mechanical engineer, but did not like it so he switched to Harvard Business School. Ken joined M.R. Weiser & Company in 1949, was a Managing Partner in the 60s, and continues to work here to this very day. Over the years, many individuals have helped to continue and build upon Max’s legacy. In 2002, the firm shortened its name to "Weiser," modernized its logo, and under the watchful eye of Managing Partner Doug Phillips, began a period of growth and expansion.

We know Max would be proud.

Our Awards

WeiserMazars celebrates our successes and is proud of the recognition we and our people get from the outside world. Check out our recent awards below and share in our achievements.

2011 Inside Public Accounting Fastest-Growing Firms

Awarded by: Inside Public Accounting
October 5, 2011 - In the October issue of Inside Public Accounting, WeiserMazars was named one of the Top Five Fastest-Growing firms, by revenue, in the nation.

2011 Inside Public Accounting All-Star Firms

Awarded by: Inside Public Accounting
October 5, 2011 - WeiserMazars was selected as a 2011 All-Star firm based on our performance in specific areas of management and growth, compared with the more than 400 firms that participated in the 2011 annual IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms.

2009 Top 50 Firms

Awarded by: INSIDE Public Accounting
August 7, 2009 - WeiserMazars was included on INSIDE Public Accounting’s list of Top 50 accounting firms for 2009. Long recognized as the accounting industry’s benchmark survey and ranked as the 21st largest firm in the U.S based on operations, management, and revenue.

Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2009

Awarded by: NJBIZ
March 2, 2009 - Weiser was included on NJBIZ’s list of Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2009. Companies which rated highest on employee surveys for workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, demographics, and employee experience made the Top 55 list.

New York City's Best Places to Work

Awarded by: Crain’s New York Business
November 18, 2008 - From a pool of 300+ company submissions, Weiser was ranked as one of 2009’s Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain’s New York Business. Companies included on the Top 50 list were those ranked highest by employees on leadership and personal growth.

2008 Top 50 Firms

Awarded by: INSIDE Public Accounting
August 19, 2008 - Weiser was included on INSIDE Public Accounting’s list of Top 50 accounting firms for 2008. Long recognized as the accounting industry’s benchmark survey, Weiser ranked as the 21st largest firm in the U.S based on operations, management, and revenue.

 

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