For Immediate Release
Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)
July 08, 2010

Citibank Congratulates Winners of The New York Enterprise Report’s Best Accountants and Attorneys for Growing Businesses Awards

New York – Citibank recently joined The New York Enterprise Report to recognize the New York area’s top business advisors at The New York Enterprise Report’s Best Accountants and Attorneys for Growing Businesses awards.

At the event, Citibank applauded New York’s top accountants and attorneys, recognizing that these professionals are among the most important advisors for business owners. Citibank, the Platinum Sponsor of the event, strongly supports small businesses, helping them to manage and grow through solutions and services designed for business owners.

“As a firm believer in small business and its power to create jobs and drive the economy, Citibank is proud to congratulate the winners of this year’s awards,” said Raj Seshadri, head of Citibank’s small business banking unit. “We realize the critical role trusted business advisors play in helping to make a business owner successful.”

New York area’s top accountants and attorneys, business owners and senior-level decision makers were in the audience as the awards were presented by Seshadri; Robert Levin, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The New York Enterprise Report; and emcee Susan Solovic, CEO of Susan Solivic Media and owner/co-founder SBTV.com.

Citibank would like to congratulate all of the 2010 winners:

The New York Enterprise Report Best Accountants and Attorneys for Growing Businesses

ACCOUNTANTS - ADVISORY AND CONSULTING:
Thomas Engelhardt, Partner, Marks Paneth & Shron

ACCOUNTANTS - ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA:
Robert Pesce, Partner, Marcum LLP

ACCOUNTANTS - HEALTHCARE/LIFE SCIENCES:
John Pellitteri, Partner Grassi & Co., CPAs

ACCOUNTANTS - NON PROFIT:
Garrett M. Higgins, CPA, Partner, O'Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP

ACCOUNTANTS – TECHNOLOGY:
Michael Lopez, Partner, Amper Politziner & Mattia LLP

ACCOUNTANT OF THE YEAR:
Robert E. Demmett, CPA, Managing Partner, Tax, Eisner & Lubin LLP

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR ACCOUNTANTS:
Jay Trien, Senior Partner, Trien Rosenberg

ATTORNEYS - COMMERCIAL LITIGATION:
Carter Reich, Attorney, Quirk and Bakalor, PC

ATTORNEYS - EMPLOYMENT LAW:
Joel Greenwald, Managing Partner, Greenwald Doherty LLP

ATTORNEYS - GENERAL CORPORATE LAW:
Lori Smith, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold

ATTORNEYS - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Michael Steger, Managing Partner, Law Offices of Michael D. Steger, PC

ATTORNEYS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:
Daniel Clement, Principal, Clement Law.

ATTORNEYS – TECHNOLOGY:
Joseph Bambara, UCNY, Inc.

ATTORNEY OF THE YEAR – TIE:
Joel Greenwald, Managing Partner, Greenwald Doherty LLP
Charles Torres, Partner, Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR ATTORNEYS:
Elise Langsam, Attorney – Partner, Langsam Law LLP

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