CEO, Deloitte LLP
Barry Salzberg was elected as Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP in June 2007, after serving as the U.S. Managing Partner from 2003 to 2007. He also is a member of Deloitte’s U.S. Board of Directors, the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Global Executive Committee, and the DTT Global Board of Directors.
Barry joined Deloitte in 1977 and was admitted as partner in 1985. He has since built an impressive record through a variety of leadership roles including Tri-State Group Managing Partner from 1996-1999 and National Tax Deputy Managing Partner from 1999-2000. In 2000, he assumed full leadership of the Deloitte Tax LLP practice, which included regional responsibility for the Americas tax practice. During Barry’s three-year tenure, the national Deloitte Tax practice increased its market share significantly, moving from 4th position to 1st, and received numerous awards and citations.
Prior to his leadership roles, Barry was a lead client service partner and tax partner and became an acknowledged authority in the areas of personal tax and partnership tax matters. He directly served the CXOs of many large clients, helping them with their personal tax and financial planning needs, as well as partnerships and S corporations, mostly law firms or merger and acquisition specialists.
Barry is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York County Lawyers Association. He is also a board member of business organizations including the Center for Audit Quality, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, and the Partnership for New York. Additionally, Barry is an advisor to the G100, advisory board member of International Business Leaders Forum, and International Councillor to the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Known in the marketplace for his commitment to building opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders and fostering diversity within the workplace, Barry serves as a board member of College Summit and Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management. He is also the Chair of the Capital Steering Committee for the YMCA of Greater New York.
Barry received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College, his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, and his LLM in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.
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