Glenn L. Friedman CPA, CGMA

CEO | New York City

Professional Experience

Glenn L. Friedman is a Partner in the Advisory Services and Tax Departments of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group. Glenn serves as the CEO of Prager Metis, he has been practicing since 1979.
As the CEO, he provides leadership to more than 70 partners and principals and 400 staff members working at the thirteen Prager Metis office locations. Glenn believes in a holistic approach with his clients and is strongly regarded as a trusted advisor and business consultant as well as a tax advisor.
In 2013, as Managing Partner of Metis Group LLC, Glenn merged Prager and Fenton LLP to create Prager Metis a Top 10 International Firm and Top 100 US Firm. Glenn began his career at an international law firm that specialized in foreign tax havens. He then moved on to a regional accounting firm with a general practice and later joined the tax department of an international accounting firm, where he was responsible for several national and multinational accounts.  
Glenn is a noted expert in the area of mergers and acquisitions and has worked with many clients on their mergers and acquisitions as well as spoken at several conferences on best practices prior to and after the deal.  
Glenn is a member of the Large and Medium-Sized Firms Practice Management Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and he has been a featured panel discussion speaker at their conferences.  In his spare time, he loves to travel and spend time with his wife and two dogs Teddy and Luna. He and his wife enjoy the theatre, live music, and museums.

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants—Medium and Large Size Firms, Practice Management Committee

Civic Organizations

  • Alzheimer's Association-NYC Chapter-Board of Directors
  • Alzheimer's Chapter Board Advisory Group-Board Member


  • BA, accounting, Rutgers University, New Jersey

Insights & Events

Glenn Friedman presents at ADP seminar "The Art of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Accounting Profession" - November 11, 2017

Glenn Friedman presents at ADP seminar "The Art of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Accounting Profession" - June 9, 2015

Glenn Friedman presents MPS on M&A at 2013 Accounting Today Growth and Profitability Summit

In The News

Glenn Friedman Takes Position as Chair of the Alzheimer's Associaton NYC Chapter

Glenn Friedman wrote an article for CEO Forum entitled "How Enterprises Can Become Agile - Volume VI, ISsue 3, 2016 

Glenn Friedman featured on The CEO Show, a nationally syndicated radio program - May 8, 2016

We understand the complexities and challenges of the entertainment industry. Prager and Fenton LLP, the predecessor of Prager Metis, has specialized in the entertainment and music industry since its inception, over 90 years ago. Prager Metis has worked with some of the leading music publishers, merchandise rights agencies, major motion picture studios, fashion designers, video game developers. As well as many of the most successful companies and artists of all time --- Emmy, Grammy, Olivier, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as sports superstars. The tradition continues today, as Prager Metis provides counsel to professional leaders and icons around the world.

Glenn L. Friedman
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