Timothy Desmond Published as Contributing Author in Leading Book on Non Qualified Retirement Plans
New York, NY (December 18, 2018) – PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, the nation's 29th largest accounting and advisory firm, announced today that Partner Timothy Desmond was published as a contributing author in Wolters Kluwer’s recently released Ninth Edition of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Answer Book. Desmond, who is the partner-in-charge of the firm’s employee benefit services group, is a widely-recognized expert on employee benefits plans and has deep expertise in qualified and non-qualified plans. For the book he provided insights on some of the most up-to-date and significant legislative, regulatory and case law developments affecting nonqualified plans.
“Tim is a recognized expert in all aspects of non-qualified retirement plans and we’re proud that he was selected to contribute to this important publication,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner. “His team and his clients benefit from his expertise every day and it’s exciting for both him and the firm to have his insights shared so widely with some of the other leaders in the field.”
With more than 25 years of experience, Desmond has provided auditing and accounting services to a wide range of industry organizations and employee benefit plans. He is a Partner of the Firm and currently serves as Director of the Employee Benefit Services Practice. In addition to being a certified public accountant (CPA) in New York and New Jersey, Desmond is affiliated with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and several not-for-profit boards.
“This is an important book for those in the non-qualified space and I’m honored and humbled to be selected to contribute my expertise,” said Desmond. “We’re in a rapidly changing regulatory environment and this book serves as a practical resource for many plans as they try to stay ahead of the changes. I’d like to thank Wolters Kluwer for involving me in this effort and as always thank the firm and my fellow partners for supporting me in this exciting endeavor.”
A recognized leader of educating industry professionals, Desmond is one of four contributing authors selected to discuss key topics in this focus area. In addition to his involvement in
several professional accounting organizations, he is a frequent speaker to employee benefit industry groups.
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