NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FITECH Consultants, LLC ("FITECH") and Gelbgroup Consulting Inc. ("Gelbgroup") announced they have merged the companies to create FitechGelb. The combined company is a force that provides the real estate industry a full suite of real estate consulting, world-class IT solutions and outsourced accounting and lease abstraction services, with a national and global footprint.
"We are very excited to combine these bi-coastal powerhouses into one large family," said Ian Marlow, CEO of FITECH. "In this rapidly changing marketplace, we are now able to provide our combined client base end-to-end technology and accounting services with a greater geographic coverage. We understand the sum of the individual parts are much more powerful together, and we are committed to providing the most comprehensive and flexible platform to our clients."
FitechGelb brings industry-leading insights, expertise and collaboration with the industry's best in class accounting systems, network services and accounting services. Its combined experience helps manage and service millions of multifamily units and billions of square feet of commercial office, retail and industrial real estate.
"Gelbgroup Consulting and FITECH have been industry peers for many years, and, in fact, have always been complimentary," said Geoffrey Gelb, President of Gelbgroup. "We are now able to expand property-based technology and accounting services to our clients to enrich their customer experience. Combining our efforts underscores our shared commitment to constant innovation, and bolsters our global ambition."
Ian Marlow, will serve as chief executive officer of FitechGelb, and Geoffrey Gelb, will serve as president. Justin Labrosse, senior vice president, will focus on leading the System Selection and ERP Implementation Practice, as well as the Outsourced Accounting & Lease Abstraction Services, while Duarte Pereira, senior vice president, will continue leading IT and Construction Services. Noah Birnbaum will serve as vice president of operations leading sales and marketing. Dana Kirkman will serve as vice president of consulting services. Leslie Martin will serve as vice president of custom development.
FitechGelb has employees spanning more than 20 states and offices in California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Canada, India and the Netherlands.
FitechGelb is the preeminent real estate technology and service expert offering end-to-end IT and accounting support. Our international platform is an extension of your organization, providing clients with ERP implementations/upgrades, ERP and IT helpdesk, network/cloud support, low voltage wiring design and installation, as well as outsourced accounting and lease abstraction.
FitechGelb is a member of Yardi's Independent Consultants Network, the MRI Software Partner Connect Program & the RealPage Certified Consulting Program.