Coral Gables, FL
2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Fort Lauderdale, FL
200 East Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
How We Serve You in Miami, Florida
Cherry Bekaert LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation, first entered the Miami market in 2010 and expanded its presence in 2014 with the acquisition of the Miami office of CBIZ, Inc.
Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida practice has been on a strong growth trajectory and is comprised of over 140 professionals who provide accounting, audit, tax and advisory services across a variety of industries, primarily focused on real estate & construction, technology, manufacturing & distribution.
Our CPA firm has been ranked as one of South Florida’s Top Accounting Firms for 2015 on South Florida Business Journal’s list of accounting firms by billings in the South Florida region and has placed in the top five on the Accounting Firms by South Florida Billings list for 2017.
Thousands of clients look to Cherry Bekaert’s certified public accountants and tax consultants for innovative guidance on operational and financial matters that advance their business goals, including tax preparation and financial audits.
Our Miami, FL team’s goal is to build and nurture satisfied client relationships. We strive to provide a fulfilling client experience that adds value to your business and exceeds your expectations.
David W. Appel, CPA
Partner, Tax Services
Florida Regional Market Leader
A Tax Partner in the Coral Gables office, David also serves as the Florida Regional Market Leader. He provides tax planning and consulting services to publicly-traded and privately-held corporations, including comprehensive strategic tax planning in closely-held entities, S corporations, partnerships, controlled groups and individuals.
David spends a significant amount of time working with portfolio companies of private equity groups throughout the Florida region. Since 1979, he has served clients in the real estate, manufacturing, leisure, construction, franchising, wholesale, retail and service sectors.
David’s leadership is widely recognized, as he has been named one of South Florida’s “Top 100 Power Leaders” by the South Florida Business Journal for the last five years.
Cherry Bekaert is a growth advisor and consultant to industrial manufacturing and distribution companies across the globe, providing business accounting, advisory and tax reduction services that over 500 manufacturing and distribution companies across the globe have benefited from.
Real Estate and Construction
Our Miami, Florida team has the specialized knowledge and proven track record of providing tax and accounting guidance to real estate and construction companies. Serving more than 2,400 real estate and construction clients has helped us build substantial knowledge of market dynamics and best practices to help position your business for success.
Government Contractor Consulting Services
Government & Public Sector
Financial Reporting & Auditing Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (“ACFR”) Financial Audits Uniform Grant Guidance (UGG) Audits and...
Healthcare & Life Sciences
As a healthcare provider, you are keenly aware that regulatory, operational and financial challenges can...
Transportation and Logistics Running a transportation and logistics company can come with an overwhelming amount of...
Cherry Bekaert offers a wide range of specialized services designed to maximize performance, drive innovation,...
Private Equity Services
Fund Formation and Structuring Services Alternative Investment Audits and Tax Services Quality of Earnings Report Form K-1 Preparation Capital...
Cherry Bekaert’s Professional Services Group offers an experienced team of professionals that work with clients...
The technology industry is dynamic yet rapidly evolving. As technology companies learn to adapt with...
Real Estate & Construction
Joint Venture and Operating Agreement Structuring Federal and State Tax Credits, Incentives and Deductions Cost Segregation Studies Strategic...
Miami, Florida Services
R&D Credits for the Life Sciences Industry
Learn how we helped maximize R&D Tax Credit for a life sciences company and how...
Valuation of Portfolio Companies in Healthcare Private Equity Fund
Learn how a Florida-based private equity fund investing in the healthcare industry turned to our...
Cherry Bekaert Adds International Tax Director to Growing South Florida Practice
Nationally recognized public accounting and advisory firm Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is excited to...
Cherry Bekaert Accountant Selected as FICPA Emerging Leader
Congratulations to Sara Dawson, CPA, senior tax accountant at Cherry Bekaert, on being accepted to...
David Appel Featured in Miami Today
Cherry Bekaert LLP’s David W. Appel was featured in a profile this week for Miami...
Managing Partner David Appel Recognized as South Florida Power Leader
For the fourth consecutive year, Cherry Bekaert’s (“the Firm”) David W. Appel, CPA, has made...
Cherry Bekaert Ranked as Top 5 Litigation Support Firm in South Florida
Congratulations to Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida Forensic and Litigation Support team for earning the fifth...
Brian Dill to Serve on Panel at OWIT South Florida Event
This Thursday, June 22, Cherry Bekaert International Tax Practice Leader Brian Dill, JD, LLM, is...
Cherry Bekaert Recognized as Top 5 South Florida Practice
For the second consecutive year, Cherry Bekaert’s South Florida practice has placed in the top...
David Appel Appointed to the Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) would like to congratulate David W. Appel, CPA, Managing Partner...
Cherry Bekaert Adds Cristian Nieto to Expanding South Florida Practice
Reflecting the continuous growth of its South Florida practice, Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is...
Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management Expands Practice into South Florida
The Wealth Management division of Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”), one of the nation’s largest...
Cherry Bekaert’s David Appel Named South Florida Power Leader
Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) would like to congratulate David W. Appel, Managing Partner of...
Cherry Bekaert Ranked as One of South Florida’s Top Accounting Firms
Cherry Bekaert LLP, one of the largest CPA and consulting firms in the nation, is...
Jamie Byington Named to Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Governors
Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”), one of the country’s top public accounting and consulting firms,...
Jose Vila Joins Cherry Bekaert as Audit Partner in South Florida Practice
Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jose Vila as...
Cherry Bekaert Expands Presence in South Florida
Cherry Bekaert LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation, is...
Three Tax Partners Join Cherry Bekaert’s Expanding South Florida Practice
As part of the continued growth of its South Florida practice, nationally recognized public accounting...