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Our Path

When Fred Nigro, Michael Karlin and Mickey Segal met at Fred’s kitchen table 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 six offices on the West and East Coast and with more than 550 employees.

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The Founders:

Never in the Wildest Imagination

Industry Recognition

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…



1981


Nigro, Karlin & Segal (“the Firm”) is founded with 4 employees and 3 clients.

1990


The Firm leases 25,000 sq. ft. of office space in Century City, California. There are now 59 employees.

1993


Our New York City office opens, and the Firm expands its services across the United States. The Firm now exceeds 100 partners and staff.

2007


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.

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2008


Partners David Bolno and Craig Brown join the Firm, adding their music and sports practices.

January 2014


David Bolno is added to the company’s masthead, and Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno is formed.

NKSFB, LLC

July 2014


The Firm merges with Press, Schonig, Rosenthal & Co., a 13-person boutique tax compliance firm located in Farmingdale, New York.

March 2018


Gudvi Oppenheim, formed 1977 as Bernard Gudvi & Co., merged into NKSFB.

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March 2018


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.

Focus Financial Partners

January 2019


David Weise & Associates (DWA), founded 1999, merged into NKSFB.

DWA

March 2019


Neuman + Associates, founded 1991, merged into NKSFB.

Neuman + Associates

July 2020


CRM Management, founded 2002, merged into NKSFB.

CRM Management