• “They understand what is driving business results. Our relationship with them has been a total win-win!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is just the best company I have ever hired!  Never have I experienced any professional services firm “learn” my business more quickly and effectively.”
  • “I am convinced if Eric Lear was aboard the Titanic, the ship would have missed the iceberg completely and would have made it to port.”
  • “They provide peace of mind by competently handling your finances, allowing you to concentrate on expanding your business; it’s a perfect partnership.”
  • “Eric, Scot and all of the employees of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP have always provided excellent accounting services in a prompt and professional manner.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has been our auditor for over ten years. The first year they performed our audit they offered suggestions on how to improve our internal controls that were easily implemented. Unlike many, I rather look forward to our annual audit.”
  • “We have worked with other auditors, but have not found another firm to be nearly as professional, reliable, and trustworthy as Lear & Pannepacker, LLP!”
  • “Our extended family has used Lear and Pannepacker for accounting and tax services for about two decades. They have always been responsive, helpful, thoughtful and fun to work with.”
  • “As our company has grown, Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has helped us to improve our financial and accounting systems and reporting. Hiring L&P has been a great investment for us!”
  • “The entire firm, from the partners to the staff accountants to the administrative personnel, works as a team and go out of their way to help.”
  • “Our account manager, Steve, exemplifies the hard work, reliability, efficiency, and integrity that are the hallmarks of this firm.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has performed numerous business valuations for us, and I have come to depend on them for complete, accurate and timely results. I would recommend them without hesitation!”
  • “I am delighted to say that Lear & Pannepacker, LLP was initially retained pro-bono, as they had gifted us their accounting services to get us started as a non-profit. The service we received was stellar: prompt turnaround, accurate work, forward-thinking!”
  • “I have worked one-on-one with L&P’s team of professionals and together we have been very successful in meeting our mutual clients’ needs and goals. I trust the firm implicitly!”
  • “We have been clients of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP since 1984, and this accounting firm has been a great liaison, dealing with all levels of the tax code, various auditors, and related matters.”
  • “When you’re looking for accountants who not only know their jobs but really care and are genuinely trying to help, they are the people to go to!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is a perfect match for new high tech start-up businesses because they understand the special needs of small companies.”
  • “Lear and Pannepacker, LLP is one of the most competent, responsive, and professional firms in New Jersey!”
  • “L&P truly have their client’s best interests at heart and are 100% invested in their clients’ success. We consider them part of our “family” for the last twenty eight years!”

Testimonials

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP have been our accountants ever since I came to the club over five years ago. They stand out head and shoulders above other accounting firms because they have a commitment to really learn the business they are working for. They make it a point to understand what the business is trying to do and take the time to ask the right questions. That makes their numbers extremely useful. They understand what is driving business results. This kind of client-specific operating knowledge is part of their company culture, and everyone in the company we have had the pleasure of working with has been incredibly helpful to us. Our relationship with them has been a total win-win.”

General Manager, Private Club
Princeton, NJ

 “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is just the best company I have ever hired. Never have I experienced any professional services firm “learn” my business more quickly and effectively. Everyone I have worked with at L&P is professional, accurate, insightful, always on time, anticipates issues before they happen, always available, and responsive. Once L&P was on board, we received the best advice, guidance, and direction. We would be far worse off without them! I am convinced if Eric Lear was aboard the Titanic, the ship would have missed the iceberg completely and would have made it to port.”

President, International Research Firm
Princeton, NJ

“I am a small business person, and Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is my CFO and financial advisor. Eric Lear has consulted for me on both my personal and business finances for over ten years. Lear & Pannepacker, LLP professionals are extremely responsive, analytical, and experienced. They provide peace of mind by competently handling your finances, allowing you to concentrate on expanding your business, it’s a perfect partnership.”

Partner, Public Affairs Company
Princeton, NJ

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has represented me and my firm for a number of years. Eric, Scot and all of the employees of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP have always provided excellent accounting services in a prompt and professional manner.”

Partner, Legal Services Firm
Pennington, NJ

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has been our auditor for over ten years. The first year they performed our audit they offered suggestions on how to improve our internal controls that were easily implemented. They are efficient, flexible, and overall a pleasure to work with. They understand our limited capacity and take measures to make the audit process as painless as possible. Several months prior to conducting the audit they provide a list of all the things they need, giving us ample time to gather the necessary materials. When they make recommendations to change policies, they also provide examples and templates to make it easier to implement. The staff is friendly and helpful and always explains their reasons for their questions and their recommendations. Unlike many, I rather look forward to our annual audit.”

Executive Director, Non-Profit Planning & Research Organization
Trenton, NJ

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has provided important services to our organization for many years. We have worked with other auditors, but have not found another firm to be nearly as professional, reliable, and trustworthy as Lear & Pannepacker, LLP. They are a valuable resource for audits, financial, and general accounting issues.”

President, Non-Profit Research Institute
Princeton, NJ

“Our extended family has used Lear and Pannepacker for accounting and tax services for about two decades. They have helped us in a wide variety of matters from personal taxes, trusts, family partnerships, small corporations, and even foundation matters. They have always been responsive, helpful, thoughtful, and fun to work with.”

Partner, Investment Advisory Firm
Princeton, NJ

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has been a valuable asset to our company for the past eight years. They have provided expertise in all aspects of our business and personal financial matters, from accounting and tax guidance to advice on estate planning and tax strategy. As our company has grown, L&P has helped us to improve our financial and accounting systems and reporting. They have always been extremely responsive. Hiring L&P has been a great investment for us!”

President, Property Management & Construction Company
Hamilton, NJ

“We have found Lear & Pannepacker, LLP to be very thorough and professional. Of all the accounting firms we have used, the Lear & Pannepacker, LLP people are the best!”

President, Manufacturing Firm
Trenton, NJ

“We have been working with Lear & Pannepacker, LLP since 2007 and could not be happier with this firm. We have quite a number of corporate entities, with various partners, and some with a heavy volume of transactions. Not only does L&P handle the “normal” responsibilities of corporate and personal tax returns, financial statements, etc., they have worked closely with us by giving advice and assistance on a wide-range of topics, including sales tax, bank loans and mortgages, real estate development deals, the sale of businesses, and business succession and estate planning. The entire firm, from the partners to the staff accountants to the administrative personnel, works as a team and go out of their way to help. In particular, our account manager, Steve, exemplifies the hard work, reliability, efficiency and integrity that are the hallmarks of this firm.”

Accounting Manager, Construction & Landscaping Company
Passaic, NJ

“Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has performed numerous business valuations for us over the past several years, and I have come to depend on them for complete, accurate, and timely results. Scot and Mike have always found the time to answer my questions and address my concerns. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

CFO, Hair Care Products Industry
New York, NY

“I am delighted to say that Lear & Pannepacker, LLP was initially retained pro-bono, as they had gifted us their accounting services to get us started as a non-profit. The service we received was stellar: prompt turnaround, accurate work, forward-thinking. Our Association has now retained them as their accounting firm of record, and they continue to deliver stellar service, prompt turnaround and very good accounting advice.”

President, Retail Merchant Association
Princeton, NJ

“I have worked one-on-one with Lear & Pannepacker’s team of professionals, and together we have been very successful in meeting our mutual clients’ needs and goals. Eric Lear and his team have consistently delivered prompt turnaround, accurate information, and insightful advice. I trust him and his firm implicitly.”

Vice President, Retail & Commercial Banking
Princeton, NJ

“We have been clients of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP since 1984, and I believe we were their fifth client. My company and I have always received prompt service, professionalism, support, and clear explanations when requested. This accounting firm has been a great liaison dealing with all levels of the tax code, various auditors, and related matters.”

President, Independent Music Retailor
Princeton, NJ

“Having been out of work and ill for quite some time, I incurred a large tax liability. I came to Lear & Pannepacker, LLP and met with Eric and Kelly, who effectively not only knew their jobs, but were also compassionate about my situation. They handled all of my tax returns with professionalism and empathy, talked to the IRS for me, worked out a plan, and handled everything beautifully. I would just say, from a skills perspective and when you’re looking for people who really care and are genuinely trying to help, they are the people to go to.”

Accounting & Human Resource Manager, Individual
Princeton, NJ

“I have been a patent and trademark attorney practicing in New Jersey for over forty years. As such I deal with a lot of high tech start-ups. Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is a perfect match for new businesses because their fees are reasonable, and they understand the special needs of small companies.”

Partner, Legal Services Firm
Princeton, NJ

“Lear and Pannepacker is one of the most competent, responsive, and professional firms in New Jersey. More importantly, they truly have their client’s best interests at heart and are 100% invested in their client’s success. My wife and I consider them part of our “family” for the last twenty-eight years.”

Owner, Insurance Industry
Hamilton, NJ