Jeff Markert, CPA, is a partner with KPMG LLP (KPMG) with more than 29 years of experience serving state and local and not-for-profit organizations Jeff currently works in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice in New York City. In this role, he devotes significant time to emerging issues related to government organizations, including providing technical assistance and training to KPMG personnel throughout the United States. Jeff recently served for four years as the Chair of the AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel. He was also is the chair of their task force on pension and OPEB accounting and audit issues.
Prior to joining KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice, Jeff spent 20 years in KPMG’s Chicago office and was the practice leader for KPMG’s Midwest public sector audit group. In this role, Jeff was responsible for not-for-profit and government services and also served as the engagement partner for many of their larger and more complex clients, including several public employee retirement systems.