A Celebration of Life
It is with sadness that we share the news of Walter Goldstein’s passing.
In 1968, Edelstein & Company began as two partners. Alan Edelstein as Managing Partner and his colleague Walter Goldstein. They were introduced by John Hudson from Commerce Clearing House and their relationship grew from there. Walter and Alan worked in the same building on different floors at 1 State Street. Shortly after their introduction, they formed their partnership and started their own office at the very building they had already been working in. Walter was a sole practitioner and Alan had a small practice with several employees.
Walter’s impact on our firm is timeless and will continue to permeate into our current staff. He founded our Business Valuation practice, recognizing it as a way to help our clients on an even deeper level and foster relationships with attorneys.
At our firm, our founding partners’ vision is still at the forefront of how we operate – keeping people, team members and clients alike, at our core. When reflecting on his time at Edelstein, Walter said he, “Met a lot of interesting people during that period and enjoyed meeting them and learning new things and new businesses. The relationships with others was the major part of the job.”
Managing Partner, Scott Kaplowitch, said, “Those of us who had the opportunity to work directly with Walter enjoyed his calming presence and attention to each of our individual needs. He was an inspirational person to work with and was instrumental in our firm’s success and growth.”
We’re appreciative of all of Walter’s contributions not just to our firm, but to the accounting industry, and will continue to uphold his precedent for collaborative team work.