Barry Eckenthal

Barry Eckenthal

CPA, Partner Emeritus

100 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 200
East Hanover, NJ 07936
p 973.929.3520
f  973.929.3521

Barry Eckenthal is a partner emeritus at Friedman LLP and a firm leader in the areas of business development and quality review. With more than 30 years of experience, Barry co-leads the Accounting, Audit & Assurance practice, as well as the Automotive, Life Sciences and Technology & Telecommunications practices.   


Barry directs audits for publicly and privately held entities, including technology and telecommunications companies, broker-dealers, manufacturers and distributors, nonprofits, professional service firms and real estate owners and developers.

As Partner-in-Charge of quality review for the firm's New Jersey office, he provides compliance oversight on audit and accounting standards as well as technical assistance on related matters. Reflecting his interest in this area, Barry conducts peer reviews of other CPA firms as a team captain in an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)-sponsored practice monitoring program.

His expertise includes:

  • Directing audit engagements on behalf of SEC registrants, privately held companies and nonprofit organizations
  • Managing reporting requirements for small-, mid- and large-cap companies
  • Consulting with clients on transactional matters, including initial public offerings, mergers, acquisitions and reverse mergers, SPACs and PIPEs
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Family Connections, a Not-for-Profit Organization, former Board Member
  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Management of Accounting Practice Committee
  • Shackamaxon Country Club, Nominating Committee and Former President, Vice President, Treasurer and Membership Chair