Markus K. Veith is a Partner and leader of the Financial Institutions Practice in McGladrey & Pullens New York office. He has over 20 years of experience in banking and public accounting. Since joining McGladrey, Markus has worked with banks, securities broker/dealers, REITs, and finance and investment companies. His experience includes working on SEC engagements as well as IFRS audits, reviews and conversions. His clients include public and private companies with multistate and multinational operations. Markus worked from 1997 to 2005 in the banking and securities practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP in New York. As a Senior Manager for accounting and advisory services, Markus led audit engagements of banks, broker/dealers and investment companies ranging from large multinational institutions to local FDIC-insured banks and federal credit unions. He also led consulting projects on loan reviews, operational process reviews, post-merger integration, due diligence and asset securitization.He began his career in Europe with a regional mutual savings bank affiliated with DZ BANK AG one of Europes leading financial organizations. Markus was a credit and lending officer for the corporate, consumer and mortgage lending operations of the bank. These eight years of experience within the banking sector gave Markus a hands-on perspective on the challenges facing financial institutions.Markus has served clients such as Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Lyonnais, Morgan Stanley, Natexis Banques Populaires, Capital Lease, Inc., Caixa Geral de Depósitos, DZ BANK, Safra National Bank of New York and United Nations Federal Credit Union, among others. Markus plays an active role in firm strategic initiatives. In addition to his tenure on the firms National Financial Institutions Steering Committee, Markus participated in the firms national task force assessing opportunities to serve the federal government. He speaks frequently to industry groups and at internal training courses, and recently discussed IFRS matters at a meeting of European bankers. He also regularly speaks to trade groups and the business press. Markus was quoted extensively on the Financial Reform Act in a July 2, 2010 article titled The Shape of Things to Come, in The Deal. One of his articles on the Financial Reform Act was also published in the July 2010 edition of the firms Bank Notes newsletter.
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