When Fred Nigro, Michael Karlin and Mickey Segal met at Michael’s apartment in 1981 and decided to join forces to start their own accounting firm, little did they know their “family run” startup would grow to be the premier Business Management firm in the country, now spanning eight offices in the United States and the United Kingdom with more than 550 employees.
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We’re proud of the fact that many of our partners – over 10 of them – have consistently been selected as the top business managers in the entertainment industry by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Billboard.
On March 20, 2018, we joined the New York-based firm Focus Financial Partners and officially became NKSFB, LLC. So much has happened along the way. Please enjoy the timeline below, celebrating the most significant milestones along our path which continues…
Nigro, Karlin & Segal (“the Firm”) is founded with 4 employees and 3 clients.
The Firm leases 25,000 sq. ft. of office space in Century City, California. There are now 59 employees.
Our New York City office opens, and the Firm expands its services across the United States. The Firm now exceeds 100 partners and staff.
Rich Feldstein merges his practice, RHF Management, into the Firm. This greatly expands the Firm’s music client scope and Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein, LLP is formed.
Partners David Bolno and Craig Brown join the Firm, adding their music and sports practices.
David Bolno is added to the company’s masthead, and Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno is formed.
The Firm merges with Press, Schonig, Rosenthal & Co., a 13-person boutique tax compliance firm located in Farmingdale, New York.
Gudvi Oppenheim, formed 1977 as Bernard Gudvi & Co., merged into NKSFB.
The Firm is acquired by Focus Financial Partners (NASDAQ: FOCS). At the time of acquisition, the Firm grew to include 30 partners and 300 staff. We are now NKSFB, LLC.
David Weise & Associates (DWA), founded 1999, merged into NKSFB.
Neuman + Associates, founded 1991, merged into NKSFB.
CRM Management, founded 2002, merged into NKSFB.
Howard Capital Management, founded in 1974, merged into NKSFB.
Avery & Greig, founded 1986, merges into NKSFB.
Richard Welling LLP, founded in 1988, merges into NKSFB.
Ross Bennet Smith, founded 1983, merges into NKSFB.