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Gabe H. Shurek

Gabe H. Shurek, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA, is a Partner at Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. and a Co-Practice Leader of the firm’s Business Valuation & Litigation Services Group, one of the largest in the New York metropolitan area with multiple credentialed business valuation professionals and a team of forensic accountants. Mr. Shurek has been engaged as a financial consultant and expert by attorneys, businesses, trustees, insurance companies, and individuals to perform services in complex litigation and non-litigation matters. He has managed engagements in various types of federal, state, and arbitration settings, including in the areas of shareholder/partner disputes, financial damages and lost profits claims, contract disputes, intellectual property disputes, bankruptcy, professional liability claims, estate litigation, marital dissolutions, and gift and estate tax filings. In addition, Mr. Shurek has applied forensic accounting techniques in bankruptcy matters, where he has represented bankruptcy Trustees, creditors’ committees, and debtors in assignments such as solvency & preference analysis, and investigations for fraudulent transfers. Mr. Shurek is approved to accept appointments as an accountant or business appraiser by a receiver or guardian for the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Westchester, pursuant to NYS Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge. 

Mr. Shurek has been retained in health care-related fraud investigations, including medical practices suspected as being fraudulently incorporated. He has extensive knowledge in the application and use of data mining software, an important tool in converting large quantities of data from its original content into a manageable database to perform financial analytics. 

Mr. Shurek is the Chair of the MSI Global Alliance Forensic Accounting Special Interest Group as well as the Chair of the Gettry Marcus MSI Global Alliance Committee. MSI is one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms with over 8,000 professional experts worldwide. Mr. Shurek, in conjunction with MSI members, can provide a global forensic accounting team to guide small to mid-sized businesses through the pressures of operating internationally. 

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Mr. Shurek was a contributing author and co-presenter of a forty-hour continuing professional education course, sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, concerning data mining techniques and other fraud detection methods. He was also a contributor to the book “Financial Forensics Body of Knowledge”, a comprehensive guide to financial forensics and forensic accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where he volunteers as an ACFE Mentor offering professional advice, guidance, and knowledge to mentees in the fraud detection industry. 

As Co-Practice Leader of the firm’s Consulting Group, Mr. Shurek has embraced technology and expanded his financial investigative and computer skills by administering the Firm’s VRTL Accounting Services Group which provides clients with a variety of automated accounting services.  In addition, as a result of his combined general and forensic accounting skills, coupled with his investigative background, he was appointed to Chair the Gettry Marcus Financial Assistance Services Group which furnishes clients with technical assistance and advice on certain government programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program, Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Provider Relief Fund, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, and the Employee Retention Credit.

In addition, Mr. Shurek is the Partner-in-Charge of the Financial Assistance Services and VRTL Accounting Services groups. Gettry Marcus’ Financial Assistance Services Group is available to assist clients with the application process for the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan, the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (“EIDL”), and the Main Street Lending Program. Gettry Marcus VRTL specializes in providing automated accounting/bookkeeping, outsourced controller, and CFO services to companies in a multitude of industries including Health Care, Professional Services, Real Estate, and E-Commerce.

Mr. Shurek received his BBA in accounting from Dowling College. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation & Economic Damages
  • Bankruptcy
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Investigation Services
  • Matrimonial

Published Articles

Loss Profits and Recovery Following a Contract Breach