Bob Garrett serves as the New York office managing partner for KPMG LLP. As managing partner, Bob is responsible for overseeing the delivery of high-quality client service, driving cross-functional quality growth efforts, attracting and retaining key resources, and representing the firm and the New York office in the marketplace and community. Bob was named to this position in November 2009. Prior to that he served as the Business Unit Partner in Charge of the New York Financial Services Audit practice. He has over 23 years of client service experience within the financial services industry and has served many of KPMG’s largest financial services. He is a member of several organizations including the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Cardinal’s Committee for Charity and the American Ireland Fund. Bob is a second-generation Irish American with roots in County Mayo on his father’s side. Of his Irish ancestry he says, “My Irish heritage provides me with a solid foundation on how I choose to live my life. A foundation built on family, hard work, community, faith, and laughter.” Bob has two children, Robert and Alexandra, and lives with his wife Trina in New Jersey.