Barry C Picker, CPA/PFS, CFP is a Certified Public Accountant with the Personal Financial Specialist designation from the AICPA, is a Certified Financial Planner™ licensee, an Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished), and has a Masters of Science in Taxation from Pace University. Besides being a shareholder in Picker & Auerbach, CPAs, P.C., an accounting and financial planning firm located in Brooklyn, NY, he regularly consults with other professionals on retirement planning issues.
Barry has appeared on radio and television, and has been quoted in numerous publications, including Worth, Fortune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Newsweek, Kiplingers, MarketWatch and Business Week. He regularly speaks to other accounting and financial planning professionals on estate planning and financial planning topics.
Barry has created Barry Picker’s Minimum Distribution App for the iPhone/iPad, as well as the author of “Barry Picker’s Guide to Retirement Distribution Planning” (June, 2002). He is a member of the NYS Society of CPAs Estate Planning and Personal Financial Planning Committees, is the former chairperson of the NYS Society of CPAs’ Employee Benefits Committee, and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of New York City.