Tom Murray

LI economy: Fair to partly cloudy

By GREGORY ZELLER // The regional economy got a little good news on Thursday, as AVZ presented its annual economic survey and opinion poll. The Hauppauge accounting firm’s 22nd annual assessment of the Long Island economy was chock full of glad tidings, including boosted confidence in the regional and national economies – the highest since the start of the recession in 2008 – and rising revenue and hiring projections. While the numbers were still, in…


AVZ promotes 5 to partner team

Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Co. may need to change the type size on the letterhead. The Hauppauge-based certified public accounting and business-advisory firm has promoted five longtime principals – Jill Gunzel, Kenneth Laks, Lawrence Lucarelli, James O’Connor and Thomas Ruggiero – to its partner team. The quintet grows the partner team ranks to 17 professionals offering a range of services to businesses and industries throughout Long Island and the Metro New York region. The promotions…