Glenn S. Liebman

CPA/ABV

Phone: (516) 364-3232
Fax: (516) 364-3186
Email: glenn@goKLG.com
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Professional Profile

Glenn Liebman, CPA/ABV is a Partner in the business valuation, forensic accounting and litigation consulting support firm of Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC. Mr. Liebman has assisted hundreds of closely-held companies, attorneys, accountants and financial professionals with valuation and forensic accounting issues relating to equitable distribution, estate and gift tax planning, business planning, the acquisition and sale of businesses, and shareholder disputes. He has been Court appointed as a neutral financial expert and has provided expert witness testimony on 42 occasions in Supreme Court in Nassau, Suffolk, New York, Queens, Westchester, Kings Counties and Fairfield County, CT on issues concerning business valuation and the valuation of licenses and enhanced earning capacity and forensic accounting. Mr. Liebman is a frequent speaker on the topic of business valuation, forensic accounting and litigation support.

Mr. Liebman holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton, an M.S. degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has also earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ ABV designation (Accredited in Business Valuation). Mr. Liebman is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Professional Experience

  • Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC, March 1997 – Present
  • Paragon Capital Management, May 1996 – March 1997
  • Ernst & Young LLP, June 1992 – May 1996

Educational Background

  • Binghamton University (SUNY), BA in Economics, 1990
  • University at Albany (SUNY), MS in Accounting and Finance, 1992

Licenses & Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, New York State, 1994
  • Accredited in Business Valuation, 1998
  • Certified Matrimonial Mediator – New York State Unified Court System, 2009

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants – Business Valuation and Litigation Support Committees
  • Nassau County Litigation Support Committee

Publications

  • Quoted in Private Wealth Magazine in an article titled, “Dealing with Divorce”, May 6, 2015
  • “Hedge Fund Analysis and Valuation A Guide for Marital Attorneys”, ALM Law Journal Newsletter The Matrimonial Strategist, March 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • April 2016 – “Business Valuation in Connection with a Matrimonial Matter” – Suffolk County Supreme Matrimonial Part.
  • April 2016 – “Buy-Sell Agreements What Role Do They Play in Valuing a Business” – AAML Connecticut Chapter (Advanced Financial Issues Seminar).
  • October 2015 – “Financial and Valuation Issues in Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements” – Catalyst Interdisciplinary Conference (Association of Divorce Financial Planners and Center for Mediation & Training).
  • April 2015 – “Yours, Mine, and Mine: Dividing the Marital Estate An Overview of Equitable Distribution and Separate Property” – Nassau County Matrimonial Judicial Seminar
  • September 2014 – “Business Valuation & Enhanced Earnings Capacity Double Dipping Issues” – Family & Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York
  • May 15, 2014 – “Yours, Mine, and Mine: Dividing the Marital Estate An Overview of Equitable Distribution and Separate Property” – Suffolk County Matrimonial Judicial Seminar
  • April 2014 – “Basics of Business Valuation”, Nassau County Bar Association – Women in the Law Committee
  • March 2014 – “Neutral Court Appointments of Forensic Accountants and the Role of the Neutral Forensic Accountant”, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • June 2012 –  Nassau County Supreme Court-Matrimonial Center Business Valuation Seminar for Judges and Law Secretaries
  • June 2012 – “The Art & Science of Business Valuations” The Family Divorce & Mediation Council of Greater New York
  • February 2011 – “Assessing Net Worth Statements and Tax Returns” Nassau County Matrimonial Clerks
  • January 2011 – “Yours, Mine and Mine – Dividing the Marital Estate – An overview of Equitable Distribution and Separate Property” New York City Matrimonial Judges
  • March 2010 – “Matrimonial Law: Business Values – A Moving Target,” Nassau Academy of Law
  • September 2009 – “Understanding Business Valuation Enhanced Earnings Valuation, Maintenance and Support and the Double Dip Issues”, New York Family Divorce Mediation Council
  • April 2009 – “Valuation Dates and Subsequent Events”, Nassau County Matrimonial Bar Association
  • March 2009 – “Valuation of Hedge Fund Interests”, Estate Planning Council of Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut
  • January 2009 – “The Rise of the Business Appraiser in Litigated Matters”, New York State Bar Association General Practice Session Seminar
  • November 2008 – “Understanding Business Valuation Enhanced Earnings Valuation, Maintenance and Support and the Double Dip Issues”, The Center for Mediation in Law Series, The Essentials of Family Law: What Family Mediators and Collaborative Professionals Need to Know, New York, NY
  • October 2008 – Institute of Divorce Financial Analysis Advanced Topics Symposium 2008, Las Vegas, NV – “Dealing with Executive Compensation in Divorce” and “Analysis of Hedge Funds in Divorce”
  • March 2008 – Fairfield County Bar Association – “Hedge Fund Valuation Issues in the Context of Matrimonial Matters”
  • March 2008 – New York Law School –”Business Valuation and Forensic Accounting in Matrimonial Matters”
  • March 2008 – Nassau Academy of Law – Panel with Vincent Stempel, Esq., Steven Eisman, Esq., Honorable Anthony J. Falanga, and Joel Rakower, CPA – “How to Settle a Complex Matrimonial Matter”
  • February 2008 – Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association – “Role of the Neutral Forensic Accountant”
  • February 2008 – Fordham University School of Law – “Business Valuation and Forensic Accounting in Matrimonial Matters”
  • November 2007 – National Conference of CPA Practitioners-Nassau/Suffolk Chapter – “Identifying, Quantifying & Distributing Assets in a Matrimonial Matter”
  • October 2007 – Hofstra University School of Law – “The Role of Business Appraisers and Reviewing a Business Valuation Report
  • December 2006 – New York County Bar Association – Second Year Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys – “Bridge the Gap II”
  • October 2006 – Molloy College Division in Business, Business Assembly – “Careers in Business & Forensic Accounting”
  • August 2006 – New York County Bar Association – Second Year Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys – “Bridge the Gap II”
  • April 2006 – New York County Bar Association – Second Year Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys – “Bridge the Gap II”
  • December 2005 – New York County Bar Association – Second Year Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys – “Bridge the Gap II”
  • July 2005 – New York County Lawyers’ Association – “Identifying Financial Assets and Structuring Settlements in a Matrimonial Matter”
  • May 2005 – The Estate and Personal Financial Planning Committee – Nassau Chapter – “Family Limited Partnership Valuation Discounts”
  • March 2005 – Matrimonial Bar Association of Suffolk County and SCBA Matrimonial & Family Law Committee –– “The Role and Responsibilities of the Neutral Financial Expert and Soliciting Information for Enhanced Earning Capacity Cases”
  • February 2005 – Nassau County Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee – “The Role and Responsibilities of the Neutral Financial Expert”
  • December 2004 – Westchester County Bar Association – “What’s a Neutral Financial Expert To Do”
  • November 2004 – New York State Bar Association Matrimonial Update 2004 Seminar – “The Financial Expert: Understanding The Report and Cross Examining the Witness”
  • November 2004 – The Estate and Personal Financial Planning Committee & The Litigation Support Services Committee – “Family Limited Partnership Valuation Discounts”
  • June 2004 – Center for Mediation and Law 2004 Family Law Class – “Valuing Businesses and Enhanced Earning Capacity – The Double Dipping Problem”
  • May 2003 – 21st Annual All-Day Nassau Chapter – Estate Personal Financial Planning Conference – “Current Issues Relating to Valuation”
  • October 2002 – Matrimonial Bar Association of Suffolk County – “Discovery and Forensic Accounting in the Valuation of Closely-Held Businesses
  • June 2002 – National Business Institute – “Tax Aspects of Divorce in New York”
  • May 2001 – Foundation for Accounting Education – “Business Valuation Discounts”
  • November 2000 – Nassau County Bar Association – Matrimonial Committee – “The Use of Discounts in Business Valuation”
  • September 2000 – New York State Society of CPA’s, Nassau Chapter – Estate and Financial Planning Conference – “Business Valuation Discounts”
  • May 2000 – Foundation for Accounting Education – “Business Valuation, What’s it Really All About?”