Building Blocks For Success
A Senior Advisor at Anchin, Gary Castle serves on the Private Client Group Steering Committee as well as the Firm’s Philanthropy Group and Art Specialty Group. His clients include high net worth individuals, private foundations, artist-funded foundations and family offices.
Gary provides clients with a full spectrum of services, including an in-depth knowledge of philanthropy and art.
In the area of philanthropy, Gary provides specialized advisory services to assist the implementation and legal structure of clients’ matching grant programs. With this service, Anchin works with both the client and the receiving organization and their representatives (attorneys, executive directors, auditors and other management) in the development of contracts and the definitions of the terms of the grant to ensure that the matching requirements are met. The receiving organizations are some of the largest public charities in the country.
In the world of art, Gary has clients who are major collectors, prominent contributors to art institutions and significant artist-endowed foundations. Gary is frequently a featured speaker on panels and he presents at art industry events. He has also been quoted in various publications, including the Forbes article profiling him, titled “There Is An Accountant Art Expert – Who Knew?”.
Gary is a member and speaker at The Family Office Association, a global membership organization exclusive to single family offices and families of wealth, and PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market) and has served as a keynote speaker at numerous family office conferences around the country.
He is also a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), including its Family Office Committee, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Gary also serves on the board of Island Harvest, a not-for-profit organization on Long Island.
In addition to English, Gary is conversant in French and Spanish.