BlumShapiro and Sullivan & Company, two of the largest accounting firms in New England, officially merged Jan. 1, placing the resulting firm among the top 50 accounting firms in the nation.
BlumShapiro will retain its name and offices in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and then merge its Rhode Island operations with that of Sullivan & Company.
In total, the firm will employ 340 employees.
“We are pleased to have a firm as highly respected and renowned as Sullivan & Company join our team,” said Carl Johnson, BlumShapiro managing partner, in a press release. “Their addition to BlumShapiro not only gives us top 50 status, but also strengthens our audit, tax and business consulting expertise.”