Convenient New Location Aims to Cut Staff Commute, Attract New Talent and Provide Enhanced Service to Wine Country
Seiler LLP, one of the nation’s leading advisory, tax and accounting firms in the high-net-worth space, announced today it has expanded its physical footprint into the East and North Bay with the opening of a state-of-the-art new office in Walnut Creek. The announcement marks another milestone in the firm’s ongoing Bay Area expansion, coming one year after the establishment of a San Jose office that now houses more than 30 employees.
“We’ve seen what a positive impact our location in San Jose has had by providing easier access for our staff and clients in the South Bay, as well as on our ability to attract and retain top-level talent. We are confident that our expansion northward will reap similar benefits,” said George D. Marinos, Seiler’s chief executive officer. “We’re also excited about being within easy reach of our clients in nearby Napa and Sonoma.”
The new office, expected to serve as a home base for 45 employees, is located in Walnut Creek’s bustling Pacific Plaza, which features an on-site café, fitness center, and outdoor plaza complete with bocce ball court and putting green. It is steps from the Pleasant Hill BART station and adjacent to Interstate 680, and within close proximity to dozens of diverse restaurants, retailers and hotels. The launch brings Seiler’s Bay Area locations to four, which in addition to San Jose includes headquarters in Redwood City and an office in San Francisco.
Partner Ron LaVelle will oversee the Walnut Creek office as its partner-in-charge. LaVelle currently manages a team of more than 60 professionals in the firm’s Family Office practice and has played an integral role in the group’s expansion over the past six years.
“As a lifelong East Bay native, I’m honored to have the opportunity to spearhead Seiler’s latest initiative, which will enable us to offer enhanced service to our clients north of San Francisco and a higher quality of life to our employees,” said LaVelle. “A fantastic team has already relocated to Walnut Creek, and we’re eager to bring more talented individuals on board in a wide variety of roles in the months ahead.”
Seiler frequently receives recognition for its rapid growth and employee advocacy, and has been named by both the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work.” In addition to advising clients across the country and globe from its California offices, the firm is also a member of HLB International, a global network of independent accounting firms and business advisors with more than 650 offices in upwards of 140 countries.
The firm’s new address in Walnut Creek is 1340 Treat Boulevard, Suite 500, Walnut Creek, CA 94597.