Richard J. Eckstein
Rick has been a shareholder at W&S since 1996. A graduate of SUNY Binghamton, he began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in Chicago. He relocated to Boston in 1982 and received his Masters of Science in Taxation in 1986 from Bentley College.
Rick works with high net worth clients in the income and estate planning areas, and closely-held businesses. He prides himself on understanding what is important to his clients, applying his years of experience to develop a range of options to address their particular situation, and implementing the best option after consultation with his clients.
Rick is one of 3 Trustees of the Esther B Kahn Charitable Foundation, which provides grants to organizations with a focus on enhancing the opportunities for children and the arts. He is a member of the Tax Section of the AICPA and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
When he is not working, Rick enjoys traveling, playing guitar, listening to classic rock music, and watching his favorite local sports team. Rick has two adult children, Sarah & Josh, who reside in the Boston area.