Michael Breit

Michael Breit

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Michael Brait is Chairman and CEO of EisnerAmper, and a Partner at Eisner Advisory Group. With more than 35 years of public accounting experience, he has held leadership positions throughout his career. Michael has extensive Securities and Exchange Commission experience and has been involved in the initial public offerings of several premier broadcasters and cable TV operators. He has participated in numerous due diligence efforts relating to the formation of programming ventures and acquisition of sports franchises. Over the years, Michael has led or participated in numerous leadership programs including an Executive development and leadership training program at the Harvard Business School. He is a frequent guest speaker on sports and entertainment issues on national and regional radio and television programs. Prior to joining EisnerAmper, Michael was a Partner at a Big 4 accounting firm.

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  • Prior to his current role, Michael was a Vice Chair of Strategic Relationships, Regional Managing Partner, partner-in-Charge of New York, and Audit and Assurance Leader at EisnerAmper.

  • He served in the national office of a Big 4 accounting firm where he monitored the profession’s standards setting bodies and followed a wide range of accounting and reporting issues.

  • As a Certified Fraud Examiner, he led cable TV defalcation investigations, serving as an expert witness in several arbitration and litigation matters.

  • In addition, he possesses significant retail experience, having served many retailers throughout his career.

  • He holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designations.

  • He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg News, WCBS, the YES Network, and others.

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