Jeffrey F. Gibralter

CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE

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

Jeffrey F. Gibralter, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, is a Partner in the business valuation and litigation consulting support firm of Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC.  Mr. Gibralter has assisted hundreds of closely-held companies, attorneys, accountants and financial professionals in engagements involving business valuations, forensic accounting, asset tracing, 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 testified as an expert witness.  Mr. Gibralter has a diversified background in litigation and forensic consulting, accounting and auditing, and tax consulting.  Prior to joining Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC, Mr. Gibralter was a manager in the Forensics, Fraud & Investigations practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Mr. Gibralter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of New York and has also earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ ABV designation (Accredited in Business Valuation) and CFF designation (Certified in Financial Forensics).  In addition, Mr. Gibralter is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).  Mr. Gibralter is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Professional Experience

  • Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC, 2008 – Present
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Forensics, Fraud & Investigations, 2003 – 2008
  • Ernst & Young, LLP, Corporate Tax Consultant, 2001 – 2003
  • Ernst & Young, LLP, Auditor, 1999 – 2001

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany NY – Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Licenses & Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), New York State
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants – Business Valuation Committee
      • Chair (2016 – Present)
      • Vice Chair (2015-2016)
      • Co-Chair of 2016 Business Valuation Conference
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants – Litigation Services Committee, Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Suffolk County, Inc.
      • Treasurer (2016 – Present)
  • Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS), Board of Directors

      • Treasurer (Present)

Publications

  • “Documents Required for Financial Asset Tracing” – American Bar Association Section of Family Law, AICPA Corner, June 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • April 2017 – “Reading Income Tax Returns for Matrimonial Lawyers” – Suffolk Academy of Law
  • March 2017 – “Reading and Evaluating Corporate Tax Returns” – Suffolk Academy of Law
  • October 2016 – “Understanding the Business Valuation Report in Preparation of Examining the Financial Expert” – Suffolk County Bar Association
  • November 2015 – Katz Tax Seminars, 2015 Tax Symposium, “Discussion of the Accountants Role in Advising Divorcing Clients”
  • May 2015 – “Valuing Businesses in Divorce – A Close Look at Goodwill, Enhanced Earnings Capacity, and Double Dipping Issues” – Foundation for Accounting Education, an affiliate of NYSSCPA, 17th Annual Business Valuation Conference
  • April 2014 – “Working with Forensic Financial & Computer Experts” – Suffolk County Bar Association, Commercial & Corporate Law Committee
  • January 2013 – “Valuing Businesses and Enhanced Earning Capacity – Science or Art?” – Queens County Bar Association