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by Michael Friedman

Harnessing the Long Term: Sustainability

In the wake of the most recent recession, many nonprofits are taking a hard look at their sustainability over the long term to be ready…
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PBGC Updates Premium Rates and Payment Deadlines

Earlier this year, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) announced several changes affecting defined benefit pension plan sponsors in 2015, including changes to annual premium…
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How to Improve Your Accounting Function

A nonprofit’s accounting function is its financial backbone. Efficient accounting processes, along with sound controls to monitor them will position the organization on the right…
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Michael Friedman


Phone: 212-896-1912
Office: New York
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Michael Friedman is a Partner in Buchbinder’s New York office. With over 20 years of experience, he oversees audit and assurance services and the preparation of informational returns for his clients. He also consults on internal control matters, offering guidance to his clients on regulatory compliance and best practices.

Michael’s clients consist primarily of multi-employer benefit plans, single employer planslabor unions consisting of teachers’ unions and other municipal unions, along with their related political action funds, and building corporations. He also works closely with charities, private foundations, and other non-profit organizations.

Listening, offering suggestions, and taking the time to illustrate how to do something correctly is how Michael expresses care for his clients. He responds promptly to their inquiries and reaches out to other partners for support and guidance when necessary.

Michael Friedman CPA


Binghamton University, BS in Accounting

Services & Industries


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Licensed In

  • New York