We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands and that we have their best interest at heart. We work to develop long-term relationships. We value every client relationship and realize that our success can only be achieved by our clients' success and satisfaction. Whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help..

Our People

James M. Alber, President
Certified Public Accountant since 1983
Started with firm in 1981
Member of the CSCPA and AICPA

Alissa R. Heilbrunn
Certified Public Accountant since 1983
Started with firm in 1990
Member of the CSCPA

Carol M. Higgins
Firm Administrator since 1996
Started with firm in 1988

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Our History

Zimmer & Zimmer was started by brothers Emanuel and Daniel Zimmer in the 1950's. The firm was incorporated on June 1, 1979. Stephen F. Borowy, CPA became a shareholder in 1979. James M. Alber, CPA became shareholder in 1987. Sadly, Daniel passed away in 1992 and Emanuel in 1999. Stephen retired in 2010.

The firm was located in downtown Bridgeport from its inception until it moved to White Plains Road in Trumbull in 1991. The firm re-located to its present location of 2 Corporate Drive - Suite 203 in Trumbull in 1996.

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Our Credentials

The firm participates in the peer review program prescribed by the American Insitute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). We are required to be reviewed by a qualified independent CPA every 3 years. Our last review report stated that our accounting practices and procedures complied with the standards for the profession.

The firm is a member of the following organizations:

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Our Areas of Specialization

The Firm specializes in providing the highest quality of accounting and tax services to our business clients in various industries located primarily in Fairfield and New Haven counties of CT. We provide both financial statements (audit, review, compilation) along with Federal and all state tax services. Our philosophy is to provide the business clients, their owners and individuals with both tax planning during the year and tax preparation and compliance after the year end.

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