Washington, D.C. is well known as our nation’s capital. It’s also home to world-renowned museums, elite universities, dynamic arts communities and storied professional sports teams making “The District” a cultural hub for the East coast.
Culture is a large part of what makes our Baker Tilly D.C. office unique. In our case, it’s a culture built on years of commitment to Exceptional Client Service and passion for serving the community. The D.C. office has been honored as a best place to work in by the Washington Business Journal for six consecutive years (2013-2018).
“When you bring together dedicated, talented people in a positive environment where they feel challenged and rewarded, the end result is passionate employees and highly satisfied clients.”— Todd Stokes Managing Partner, D.C. Metro Area, CPA
When did the Washington, DC office open?
- Since 1976, we have been serving clients in the real estate and construction, government, higher education, professional services and not-for-profit industries (just to name a few).
How many employees and partners are located here?
- 317 staff members and 35 partners call D.C. home.
How are you involved in the community?
- In addition to our involvement in many industry-related organizations, we volunteer our time and resources to organizations such as Junior Achievement, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and National Kidney Foundation.
Share some of the unique or specialized work focused on by the DC team.
- Half of the D.C. practice serves the real estate and construction industries. We serve nearly 50 percent of the top 25 Washington Business Journal general contractor and interior construction firms headquartered in Washington, D.C., as well as 35 percent of the top 20 Washington Business Journal real estate developers.
- D.C.’s commercial group boasts a client list that includes the largest automobile dealership groups in the metro area, including nearly 100 dealership rooftops, as well as some of the top dealership groups in the U.S. The D.C. commercial group also works with one of the area’s largest hair salons and various restaurant groups. One such restaurant group owns and operates more than 10 restaurants in the D.C. metro area.
- The professional services group provides tax, assurance and advisory services to more than 50 law firms, 100 individual law firm partners and other professional firms such as architects, engineers and consultants. We serve approximately 50 percent of the 50 largest law firms based in the D.C. region.
- The D.C. risk, internal audit and cybersecurity (RIAC) practice drives efficiency and effectiveness by helping organizations improve internal controls, strengthen operations, and achieve and sustain a successful enterprise risk management process. The D.C. team provides services to clients across multiple industries including higher education and research institutions, healthcare and academic medical centers, government contractors and real estate investment trusts (REITs).
- D.C.’s financial advisory group (FAS) has provided key transaction support in advising on successful mergers, acquisitions and divestitures across many industries vital to the local economy, including government contracting, real estate and construction, software and technology, business services and healthcare.
- With one of the largest teams in the country dedicated to serving the unique needs of government contractors, the D.C. government contracts advisory services (GCAS) team guides clients through all stages of the government contracting lifecycle, from pricing and schedules, to cost accounting and auditing, to contract compliance, disputes and litigation, technology enabling solutions and more.
- The D.C. business information systems team provides clients with business solutions to streamline processes, integrate applications, deliver actionable insight, mitigate compliance risk and enable strategic decision making. The team has extensive experience and partnerships with industry-leading software applications, including Deltek, Oracle, NetSuite, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, SalesForce.com and others.
What attractions or activities are near the office?
You will find a host of museums, including the Smithsonian museums, The National Gallery of Art and Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, in addition to national monuments, theaters and sporting venues. The greater metropolitan area is also home to more than 200 wineries.
Do you know the following about the Washington, D.C. area?
- According to a 2017 study from the George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis (CREUA), Washington, D.C. is the second most walkable metropolitan area in the U.S.
- An international city, D.C. is home to more than 170 embassies and international cultural centers. More than 15 percent of the residents in the city speak a language other than English in their home.
- The National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History are two of the most visited museums in the United States. The National Air and Space Museum had seven million visitors in 2017 and the National Museum of Natural History had six million visitors in 2017.
How do I get to the office from the airport?
From Ronald Reagan National Airport:
From Washington Dulles International Airport: