Gerson Preston Names Clifford Gelber as Newest Partner


Clifford Gelber

Latest addition marks the leading accounting firm’s continued South Florida expansion

Gerson Preston, one of South Florida’s largest and longest-standing public accounting firms, announces that Clifford Gelber will join the firm as a partner in its Boca Raton office. Bringing with him more than 30 years of experience as a certified public accountant, Mr. Gelber will be responsible for advising clients on issues ranging from personal income, estate, gift and trust taxation, as well as consulting on business succession planning.

“Gerson Preston is privileged to have Cliff join our growing team of accountants in Boca,” said Richard Preston, managing partner of Gerson Preston. “Not only will he play a critical role in supporting our enhanced presence in the region, his expertise lends further strength to the highly specialized, senior level counsel we provide.”

Mr. Gelber’s addition coincides with Gerson Preston’s continued expansion into the South Florida market. Founded by name partner Gary Gerson in 1959, the firm has grown from a one-man shop into a full service public accounting firm with more than 75 professionals across the region. Today the firm is consistently ranked among the Top 200 largest firms in the country by the industry’s leading independent publication, INSIDE Public Accounting.

Mr. Gelber is especially proficient in servicing the complex accounting needs of high net worth individuals and owners of closely held businesses in industries ranging from wholesale distribution, manufacturing, healthcare and professional associations. In addition, he is frequently called upon to help businesses develop succession plans that minimize income and transfer taxes.

As an active member of the community, Mr. Gelber serves as a board member of the Jewish Community Foundation and a member of the Greater Boca Raton Real Estate Planning Council.

About Gerson Preston

Gerson Preston is one of Florida’s largest and most respected public accounting firms in Florida, and is consistently ranked among the Top 200 largest firms in the United States by the industry’s leading independent publication, INSIDE Public Accounting. The firm has more than 75 professionals with diverse expertise spanning practice areas, including tax, audit, litigation support, forensic and valuation services. The firm works with both domestic and international clients looking to preserve their personal wealth; create efficient tax structures to guide their business activities; enter or adapt to the U.S. market; invest in the regional economy; and overcome obstacles to growth. Gerson Preston has offices in Miami and Boca Raton. For more information please visit

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