GROWTH FROM DAY ONE
Back in 1963, two entrepreneurial CPAs joined forces to create Mercadien.
One was the owner of his own CPA firm, the other a seasoned accountant and company controller with his own part-time tax business. With their deep involvement in the business community, they saw a need for audit, tax and business advisory services in the central New Jersey market, which had just started to boom. The gap was there and they were determined to provide the solution.
More than a half century later, we’re proud to say that level of determination continues in everything we do. It’s led to our outstanding growth over the decades. As a multigenerational firm, longevity is one of our hallmarks. In fact, we’re still serving some of our legacy clients and their families today.
Today we focus on four primary service areas: Advisory, Tax, Accounting and Wealth Management; work with a wide range of clients throughout the U.S. and in Europe; have a diverse team of dedicated associates, and invest in the most cutting-edge technology and office facilities to ensure Mercadien remains a firm of the future.
STRONG FOUNDATIONAL VALUES
At Mercadien, we believe in leading with passion and commitment. We know our success is directly related to the success of our clients and communities. We take on our clients’ goals and dreams and help bring them to fruition. Their futures depend on critical decisions based on management, operational, financial and personal discussions that emerge from the utmost trust. Our clients know we take that seriously, striving for excellence and innovation on their behalf, on every level, every day.
By delivering the Mercadien Client Experience, we cement the continuity, collaboration and communication that are key to building long-lasting relationships and a solid reputation of expertise and integrity. All of this is based on our people – making smart decisions, wisely allocating resources, optimizing the best in technology, and successfully working and evolving together.
- In 2000, we adopted the name Mercadien, derived from the Latin word mercator, meaning merchant, the winning choice from our associates’ firm-naming contest.
- For our 50th anniversary in 2013, we re-energized the Mercadien Foundation to focus on improving personal financial literacy in our communities.
Our Core Values
OUR PEOPLE ARE THE CORNERSTONES
Today, Mercadien’s leadership team consists of 19 managing directors. Sought-after experts in their practice areas, they are seasoned when it comes to owning and running businesses, solving industry and economic challenges, and building partnerships. After all, they’ve done it, and continue to do it every day!
With an average tenure of 20 years, they’ve pioneered our firm forward; expanding our nonprofit, compliance oversight, government, banking, forensics, litigation support, private company, individual and family office practices; forming our wealth management group; and mentoring and developing our outstanding associates.
We are a company that values diversity – our people are from different backgrounds and hold varied skillsets – yet we all share the same core values. As a firm, we’re proud of our close-knit, high-energy, intergenerational team, and continually focus on developing great people and cultivating a positive environment for them to succeed.
BUILDING TOWARD TOMORROW
As a firm, we have goals – that we continue to anticipate and embrace change; innovate to provide even greater service capabilities to clients; and ensure that the principles that helped establish the Mercadien of today guide us into the future.
For our clients, this means that Mercadien will continue to provide forward-thinking, relationship-driven financial and strategic services designed to help them achieve and exceed their goals. We’re here when you need us, as you need us, helping you succeed and prosper – now and in the future.