Press Room

February 15, 2018

Andersen Tax Announces East Coast Regional Managing Director and Alternative Investment Funds Client Group Lead

Andersen Tax announces Jerry DesRoches as the new East Coast Regional Managing Director and Chris Spiegelman as the firm’s Alternative Investment Funds Client Group lead. In these new roles, both Jerry and Chris will work to drive results across the Eastern Region and the Alternative Investment Funds practice.

U.S. Country Managing Director of Andersen Tax LLC, Dan DePaoli, said, “Both Jerry and Chris have high levels of engagement, experience and passion for the firm, and I believe this transition is a good opportunity to ensure we are best aligned from a leadership and responsibility perspective.”

Jerry helps families develop state-of-the-art customized income tax and estate planning solutions. He has over 30 years of experience with tax and financial matters affecting entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge fund principals, executives and wealthy individuals. Currently, Jerry is transitioning his responsibilities as the Office Managing Director of Andersen Tax’s New York office.

Chris is based in the firm’s Greenwich office and has over 25 years of diverse tax experience including extensive knowledge of alternative investments, partnership taxation and real estate taxation. He focuses on assisting investment partnerships with tax planning and compliance, fund structuring and fund accounting and administration. 

“As the New York Office Managing Director, Jerry has been an invaluable asset and I look forward to his continued service and execution of the firm’s strategies in this new leadership role,” remarked Mark Vorsatz, Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO. “Additionally, Chris is a natural leader and has deep knowledge of alternative investments with specific skills in consulting with partners regarding their individual taxation, estate planning and federal and state compliance for management companies. We are excited to have him step into this role.”