Prager Metis Promotes Fernando Lopez and Andrew Sgro to Principals of the Firm

Press Releases | Andrew Sgro | Fernando R. Lopez | Jan 29, 2021

January 29, 2021 – New York, NY — Prager Metis, a leading advisory and accounting firm with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, congratulates Fernando Lopez and Andrew Sgro on their promotions to Principal, effective January 1, 2021. Fernando has been in the accounting profession since 1998 and oversees the firm’s International Tax practice. Andrew leads the firm’s Co-Op and Condominium practice group and has been in the accounting profession since 2007.

“Fernando and Andrew’s promotions are the result of their professional development and dedication to the firm’s success,” says Co-Managing Partner Lori A. Roth. “We are excited to watch them continue to grow and look forward to celebrating many more of their accomplishments.”

Fernando leads the firm’s International Tax Practice. He is dedicated to advising U.S. and foreign clients on a full range of cross-border tax planning and compliance matters aimed at efficient cross-border structures and operations. He is a thought leader related to recent U.S. tax reform and has published several articles on the subject, including “Opportunity for Tax Optimization of Cross-Border Structures Following U.S. Tax Reform” and “Tax Optimization for Exporters After U.S. Tax Reform.”

“I’m honored to be named Principal at Prager Metis,” says Lopez. “I am excited to be taking on more responsibility while continuing to provide my clients with peace of mind and exceptional client service.”

Andrew specializes in audits and reviews of financial statements for condominiums and co-operatives (common interest realty associations – “CIRAs”), closely held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial services. In addition, Andrew has extensive experience providing financial management and advisory services to his clients.

“I am excited to become a Principal of Prager Metis,” says Sgro, “I will continue to render quality service to our existing clients and look forward to providing new clients with outstanding professional and personal service.”

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About Prager Metis

Headquartered in New York City, and with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, Prager Metis, an affiliate of Prager Metis International, LLC, is one of the nation’s fastest-growing accounting and advisory firms and offers a full range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services. Prager Metis is a Top 40 Accounting Firm