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Steiker, Greenapple and Fusco, P.C. Announces 2012 Employee Ownership Success, New NJ Partner & Shareholder Board Appointment

Author: SG&F Law

Philadelphia, PA; Cedar Knolls, NJ; Burlington, VT – March 5, 2013 – Steiker, Greenapple and Fusco, P.C. (SG&F), SES Advisors’ sister law firm focusing on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), has announced its 2012 ESOP transaction results, the hiring of a new partner in the New Jersey office and a board appointment for its managing shareholder in Vermont.

SG&F is proud to have completed 35 ESOP transactions in 2012 with a total transaction dollar volume exceeding $1.6 billion – including 11 new ESOPs.

“2012 was an extraordinarily good year for ESOPs and our firm,” said James Steiker, founder of SG&F. “I am grateful for the incredible skill and energy of my partners and colleagues, and I look forward to 2013 with great optimism as we continue to increase employee ownership nationwide.”

As part of the firm’s growth, Theresa Borzelli has joined SG&F as a partner in the New Jersey office. Theresa brings more than 20 years of experience in the tax, labor and employment aspects of employee benefits, executive compensation, corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, ESOPs and tax-exempt organizations.

“We are proud of SG&F’s growth, and pleased to add depth to the firm’s ERISA practice with Theresa’s expertise.” Tabitha was recently named to the Vermont Employee Ownership Center’s (VEOC) board of directors. VEOC is a statewide non-profit whose mission is to promote and foster employee ownership in order to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, retain jobs, increase living standards for working families and stabilize communities. Tabitha is a frequent presenter for the VEOC and SG&F is proud to show its support as a Platinum sponsor.

About Steiker, Greenapple, & Fusco, P.C.

Since 1987, Steiker, Greenapple, & Fusco, P.C. (SG&F), has provided legal advice on employee ownership matters for corporations, business owners and ESOP trustees nationwide, with a particular focus on the design, implementation and maintenance of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and transactions involving ESOPs. Today, SG&F and SES Advisors have one of the nation’s largest core groups of ESOP attorneys, consultants and recordkeeping administrators, with offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, Florida, Indiana, Virginia and Texas. For more information, visit