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Melanson Acquired by New York Accounting Firm

Published Thursday Jan 5, 2023

Melanson, P.C. of Merrimack, NH, merged into Marcum, an accounting firm based in New York, effective Jan. 1.

The firm’s 13 partners, 100 associates, and four offices in Maine, Massachusetts, and NH become part of Marcum’s New England region. They join Marcum’s eight established New England offices.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 1976, Melanson was a regional public accounting firm serving both individuals and businesses, with specializations in the government and nonprofit sectors, as well as managed accounting services. The firm routinely earned the highest rating in peer reviews and was ranked a Regional Leader by Accounting Today and a top 300 firm by Inside Public Accounting.

“The Melanson team is highly regarded for their leadership, commitment to superior client service, and dedication to the highest industry standards. They ran a highly respected and accomplished firm, and we warmly welcome them to Marcum,” says Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum’s chairman and CEO.

Scott Toothaker“Melanson grew over more than 40 years by providing clients with exceptional financial advice and services while fostering a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees. We’ve always believed that you can’t have one without the other, and this is what makes our future with Marcum so bright. We share an absolute commitment to individual and collective success that will benefit our clients and our people right out of the starting gate,” says Scott G. Toothaker, (pictured) Melanson’s managing principal and now Marcum’s office managing partner in NH.

“The entire Melanson team strongly complements Marcum’s industry strengths in the government and nonprofit sectors, while expanding our New England presence. They will be a key asset to our clients and our team as we continue to grow in this region,” says Anthony Scillia, Marcum’s New England regional managing partner.


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