Joseph A. Klausner


  • Proven track record of executive management of global service businesses.
  • Key financial advisor to international and regional businesses in the areas of distribution, manufacturing, construction, advertising and business services.
  • More than 47 years experience in public accounting within a major international accounting firm.
  • Extensive knowledge in working with Boards of Directors and business executives.
  • Business advisor to closely held and developing businesses.


  • Baruch College, BBA – 1963
  • Certified Public Accountant – licensed 1966

Professional Experience

2013 – Present Fairfield Forensic and Valuation Services, LLC - Managing Director
2010 – Present Joseph A. Klausner, CPA - Managing Director
1963 - 2010 BDO USA, LLP, New York, NY
Senior Partner

Focused as a business and tax consultant and as an assurance partner to over 10 public companies and to many large closely held businesses.

  • Served as Presiding member of Board of Directors, Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner
  • Responsible for operations of over 1,000 professionals and over $250 million in fees
  • Active in business mergers and acquisitions
  • Active in reorganization of businesses including construction and distribution
  • Extensive knowledge of industries including pharmaceutical, construction, distribution, carpet and light manufacturing.
  • Firm leader in construction industry, leasing operations and mergers and acquisitions.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • NYS Society of CPAs

Public Companies Served

  • Cambrex Corporation
  • The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc.
  • Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • Henry Schein, Inc.
  • Interface, Inc.
  • Learning Tree International Corporation
  • MDC-Partners, Inc.