Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP

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Who We Are

Experienced. Trusted. Dedicated.

At Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP, our exceptional staff of accountants and administrative personnel come to us with many years of experience and expertise. Each of our five partners has decades of extensive experience you can trust.

Together we form a specialized team of over thirty employees and partners dedicated to client service. We make sure you receive the personal attention and rapid response you deserve.

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We have built our practice into one of the largest accounting firms in the San Fernando Valley through the ongoing referrals of satisfied clients and from their team of professional advisors such as bankers, lawyers, and insurance agents.

We are independent. We do not accept commissions or referral fees, nor do we sell any financial products. Be assured that we always have your best interest at heart.

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Our Commitments

To hire the best possible staff of professionals, so you can rely on us with confidence.

To provide personalized service, so you get reliable and creative solutions to your unique needs.

To be responsive, so you get the answers you need when you need them.

To invest in the latest technology, for the most accurate results, the best outcomes, in the timeliest manner.

To utilize the most advanced systems for storage and backup, so you can be confident your data is secure and protected.

To ongoing professional education for our entire staff, creating a skilled team of experts for all your accounting needs.

Our Partners

Steven J. Fishman

Steven J. Fishman

CPA, Partner

Steven J. Fishman has over thirty five years of experience in providing tax, trust and estate, accounting and business advisory services specializing in working with high net worth individuals and their closely held businesses, primarily in the real estate field. In addition Mr. Fishman’s practice includes manufacturing, distribution, and other service businesses.

Mr. Fishman graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in June 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts with a degree in Economics and received his CPA certificate in December of 1980. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steven specializes in real estate and high net worth tax planning, private foundations, trust & estate and multi- generational wealth transfer planning and estate administration, private real estate fund formation and structure planning, and financial planning for complex transactions and issues, which require financial analysis, creative solutions, strategic planning, and sensitive interpersonal interaction. Mr. Fishman has been with Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP for over thirty five years and began his career at Kenneth Leventhal & Company (now part of the real estate group at Ernst & Young).

Mr. Fishman is very active in the community serving as the Immediate Past President, and on the board and executive committee, governance committee, HR and finance committees of Stephen Wise Temple, chair of the local executive committee, and National Council member of Aipac, board member, and on the finance and caring for Jews in need committees of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, immediate past chair and current member of the Los Angeles Birthright Israel Leadership Council, board of Wise Readers to Leaders (a summer teen literacy program), national board of governors of Hebrew Union College, and a trustee of the Washington Institute. In addition, he has served as a President of a local chapter of the City of Hope, and was a board member, Treasurer, and team manager for the Encino Little League for in excess of 8 years.

Mr. Fishman was nominated in 2008 as one of the top 25 CPAs by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Gary Diamond

Gary Diamond

CPA, Partner

Gary Diamond has over thirty five years of experience in providing a complete range of accounting, tax, business advisory and financial services to both the closely held businesses and the related individual owners. These services include financial statement and tax return preparation, financial and estate and wealth transfer planning and management consultation.

Mr. Diamond represents businesses in the wholesale, manufacturing and distribution, import and export, real estate, retail, non-profit, health care, and entertainment industries.

Mr. Diamond graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting. Mr. Diamond is both a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Diamond specializes in personal and business advisory consulting, which requires analysis of client’s short and long-term goals and then combines analytical and creative strategies to address and achieve these goals. Mr. Diamond has been a partner with two other firms over the last twenty years before merging his practice and forming Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP in 2002.

Mr. Diamond has been active in the community including various charitable organizations. He is the past President of a private social and golf club and has served on its board for over twelve years. He has been married for over 37 years to his wife Alison and has two children, Alexis, who is an attorney, and Josh, who is a CPA and member of the firm for over 7 years.

Beth Bloomfield

Beth Bloomfield

CPA, Partner

Beth Bloomfield directs the audit, accounting and quality control practice at Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP. Ms. Bloom field’s experience encompasses all forms of financial reporting services, including audits, reviews and compilations for closely held businesses and high net worth individuals. Ms. Bloomfield joined Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP in 1985 and has over thirty years of public accounting firm experience. Ms. Bloomfield services the firm ’s clients engaged in real estate, construction, service, health care, entertainment, transportation, distribution, manufacturing, and retail businesses. Ms. Bloomfield has successfully overseen the firm’s peer reviews and inspections over the years. The firm always receives a positive report from both the reviewing firm and the California Society of CPA’s. The most current report is posted on this website and covers the three-year period ended March 31, 2018.

In addition to accounting services, Ms. Bloomfield provides tax services including review of Fe d e ra l. California local, and multi-state tax returns of partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and individuals. She has successfully represented the firm’s clients in income tax, sales tax and Los Angeles county business tax audits.

Ms. Bloomfield graduated from California State University at Northridge with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. She lives in Westlake Village and is an active member of Temple Ner Simcha. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Theresa A. Haney

Theresa A. Haney

CPA, Partner

Theresa A. Haney has over twenty-five years of experience in providing tax services for high net worth individuals and privately held businesses in the real estate, entertainment, manufacturing, distribution, health care and service industries.

Ms. Haney’s involvement in the tax field includes tax planning, preparation and the review of Federal, California, local, and multi-state taxes of individuals, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and non-profit organizations. She also consults in the area of estate planning, including preparation of estate, gift and fiduciary tax returns. Ms. Haney enjoys the sensitive interpersonal interaction that these areas require.

Ms. Haney routinely and successfully represents the firm’s clients in tax controversy issues with the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, local and out of state taxing authorities.

Ms. Haney joined Fishman, Block + Diamond, LLP in June of 1990.

Ms. Haney graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. She received her CPA certificate in May of 1989. Ms. Haney is an active member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Ms. Haney has been active in her community and is currently involved in various fundraising and charitable activities affiliated with St. Jude Catholic Community in Westlake Village, CA.

Andrew Anastasi

Andrew Anastasi

CPA, Partner

Andrew Anastasi has over 20 years of experience in accounting and provides accounting, auditing, and tax preparation services for our clients with complex needs in accounting, business entity structures, and tax planning. He has extensive experience with taxation of partnerships and corporations, real estate investments, and representation in federal and California tax audits. Mr. Anastasi studied accounting at University of California at Los Angeles, where he also graduated summa cum laude with a degree in psychology. After beginning his accounting career in real estate property management, he has been a certified public accountant since 2000, and has been a licensed California real estate broker since 1998. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society

of CPAs.

Mr. Anastasi is married with two children and finds time to serve his community in various capacities. He currently serves as a deacon at his church in Sun Valley, CA and frequently hosts events for his church at his home in Chatsworth, CA. Mr. Anastasi also enjoys monthly camping and backpacking trips with his son and the Boy Scouts of America, and is an assistant scoutmaster with Troop 356 in Granada Hills.

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