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"Waterton Associates, an institutional real estate investment manager for some of the world’s largest investors, needed an accounting firm that was focused and specialized in real estate practice, but with the breadth and experience to satisfy the most demanding reporting and compliance mandates of our clientele.  Throughout all accounting disciplines, including audit, tax, business advisory services, compliance, reporting and estate planning for company principals, SSH has continually delivered exceptional, timely and personalized service."

- Peter Vilim, Managing Member &
Waterton Associates, LLC

SS&H Way

Shepard Schwartz & Harris has been an integral part of the Chicago business community since 1935. Our clients value our comprehensive worldview while enjoying the benefit of local expertise and relationships. Direct access to the firm’s leaders distinguishes us as we bring our expertise directly to our clients without the bureaucracy inherent in larger firms.

Our clients are progressive privately-held businesses and their owners in the real estate, manufacturing, hospitality and professional service industries. We also work with high net worth families, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. We view ourselves as partners in their success and our client loyalty and longevity reflects that commitment to service, ingenuity, integrity and reliability.

The depth and breadth of knowledge held by our professionals guides our clients through their financial challenges and opportunities. Our approach uses sophisticated accounting and tax solutions, taking into account the increasing globalization of the business landscape.

World-class. Entrepreneurial. Access to Leaders. That's the SS&H Way.