Sarasota, FL – Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that the Sarasota accounting firm has been ranked by Accounting Today as a 2019 Regional Leader for the Gulf Coast.  Firms from across Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi comprise the region, which experienced an average firm growth rate of 9.78% for 2018.  With three offices across the Tampa Bay region, KB saw growth of 8.88% in 2018.  Nationwide, regions averaged growth rates of 5.8% to 12.5%.

 

“As more people and companies discover the opportunities to relocate their families and businesses to our area, Kerkering Barberio has continued to grow and serve a diverse set of needs in accounting, tax preparation and consulting. We are very proud of our position in the Tampa Bay market and now for this recognition for the Gulf Coast Region," said Rob Lane, Managing Shareholder.

 

Accounting Today is the leading information resource for public accountants, reaching over 325,000 professionals across the full breadth of public accounting. Each year, the publication ranks the largest practices in tax and accounting, both nationwide and in 10 major geographic regions.

 

About Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is one of the largest independent certified public accounting firms in Southwest Florida and offers a wide range of services to businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The firm has been serving clients since 1972.  Kerkering, Barberio & Co. has three locations:  1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL; 9423 Town Center Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, FL; and 4350 West Cypress Street, Suite 930, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit kbgrp.com or Facebook.com/KBGRP.