Lawrence Cohen

Lawrence Cohen

Hospitality Group Leader and Executive Consultant at Marks Paneth LLP. Former CEO, The Merv Griffin Group

Location
New York, New York (Greater New York City Area)
Industry
Management Consulting

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Lawrence Cohen's Overview

Current
Past
  • Co-Founder, Partner at CRCA Cohen, LLC -- Hospitality Real Estate Investments & Management
  • Board of Directors at Solvate
  • Board of Advisors at Startup Exchange
  • Board of Directors at Dream Team Gaming
  • President and Chief Executive Officer at The Merv Griffin Group of Companies
  • Board of Directors at Players International
  • Board of Directors at Liberty Broadcasting
  • Board of Directors at Resorts International Hotel, Inc.
  • Financial Executive at Columbia Pictures
  • Financial Executive at The Coca-Cola Company
  • CPA at Marks Paneth LLP
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Lawrence Cohen's Summary

After many years as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merv Griffin’s investment and management company, Larry Cohen is today the Hospitality Group Leader with the firm of Marks Paneth LLP. He also specializes as a Business Adviser for clients in all types of businesses, specializing in turn around situations, M&A transactions, due diligence, and development stage technology companies.

Specialties: Hotels, Entertainment, Media, Real Estate, Restaurants, Technology, Family Office, Venture Capital, Food Service, Retail, Equipment Financing, Business Mangagment, Casinos and Gaming.

Lawrence Cohen's Experience

Hospitality Group Leader

Marks Paneth LLP

Partnership; 501-1000 employees; Accounting industry

May 2012Present (2 years 6 months) Greater New York City Area

Executive Consultant

Marks Paneth LLP

Partnership; 501-1000 employees; Accounting industry

January 2008Present (6 years 10 months) New York, NY

Co-Founder, Partner

CRCA Cohen, LLC -- Hospitality Real Estate Investments & Management

February 2011December 2012 (1 year 11 months) New York, NY

Board of Directors

Solvate

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

January 2011December 2011 (1 year) New York, NY, Austin, TX

Board of Advisors

Startup Exchange

June 2010December 2011 (1 year 7 months) Los Angeles, Ca.

Board of Directors

Dream Team Gaming

Gambling & Casinos industry

December 2007December 2010 (3 years 1 month) Beverly Hills, Ca.

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Merv Griffin Group of Companies

August 1988December 2007 (19 years 5 months) Beverly Hills, Ca & New York, NY

Board of Directors

Players International

January 1997December 2000 (4 years)

Board of Directors

Liberty Broadcasting

January 1994December 1996 (3 years)

Board of Directors

Resorts International Hotel, Inc.

January 1990August 1996 (6 years 8 months)

Financial Executive

Columbia Pictures

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; SNE; Entertainment industry

May 1986August 1988 (2 years 4 months)

Financial Executive

The Coca-Cola Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; KO; Food & Beverages industry

May 1986August 1988 (2 years 4 months)

Partnership; 501-1000 employees; Accounting industry

June 1979May 1986 (7 years)

Lawrence Cohen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Entertainment
  2. Real Estate
  3. Casino
  4. Gaming
  5. Restaurants
  6. Wholesale
  7. Hotel Management
  8. Hospitality Industry
  9. Residential
  10. Hotels
  11. Residential Homes
  12. Asset Management
  13. Private Equity
  14. Tax
  15. Team Building
  16. Venture Capital
  17. Marketing
  18. Start-ups
  19. Strategic Planning
  20. Finance
  21. Valuation
  22. Due Diligence
  23. Accounting
  24. Management
  25. Investments
  26. Mergers & Acquisitions
  27. Business Planning
  28. Entrepreneurship
  29. Leadership

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Lawrence Cohen's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Director, Arizona Steering Committe

      ChildHelp, Inc.
      • Children
      2000 2006 (6 years)
    • Board of Directors

      Ascent School For Individuals with Autism
      • Children
      July 2011 present (3 years 4 months)
    • Board of Trustees, Finance Committee

      Temple Beth El of Great Neck, New York
      September 2010 present (4 years 2 months)

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