PR 2016 NO. 19

Prager Metis Partner Joseph Rust Named Business Managers Elite - Receives Honor from Variety Magazine

October 26, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA— Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, an independent, full-service public accounting and consulting firm with offices in the U.S. and London, is very proud to announce that Partner, Joseph Rust has been named Variety Magazine Business Managers Elite 2016.

Variety’s Business Managers Elite spotlights how the assets of high-net-worth individuals in the entertainment industry are protected and enhanced. This feature profiles the key business managers who work with high-profile showbiz creatives and executives. It showcases how they manage their clients' properties and portfolios for maximum growth, and how they tailor investment strategies to the particular needs of the entertainment business. “We are very proud and honored to have Joseph Rust named to Variety’s Business Managers Elite 2016.”, says David Neste, Co-Managing Partner of the Prager Metis’, “Joe is a wonderful business manager and this award showcases Prager Metis’ dedication to the entertainment industry and business management.”

Joseph Rust is a Partner in the Advisory Services Department of Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He also serves as Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office. He has been practicing since 1984.
Mr. Rust has an expertise in several areas of the entertainment field working on behalf of recording artists, songwriters, music publishers, and entertainers, as well as executives. His specialties include royalty and profit participation examinations, copyright and intellectual property valuations, financial due diligence, licensing examinations, and business management. Mr. Rust takes great pride in providing high-value service to his clients including acting in a strategic planning role for his business management clients and as an advocate for his royalty and profit participation clients.

“I take such pride in developing a trusting relationship with my clients,” Says Joseph Rust, Partner of Prager Metis, “it’s an incredible honor to be recognized for this by Variety Magazine as a Business Managers Elite 2016.”

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About Prager Metis CPAs, LLC
Headquartered in New York City, and with offices in Long Island, New York, New Jersey, California and London, Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, an affiliate of Prager Metis International, LLC, is one of the nation’s fastest growing accounting and advisory firms, offering a full range of accounting, audit, tax, consulting, and international services.

Published: October 2016

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