Joel B. Chazen, CPA


Joel B. Chazen
410.363.3200 x2001

About Joel

Joel B. Chazen, CPA, managing partner at Hertzbach, joined the firm in 1980. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Accounting. He is a certified public accountant in Maryland. In addition to serving as managing partner and member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee, Mr. Chazen is also a director of the Construction Industry Services Group.

He has extensive experience in the construction industry, with a specific emphasis on management advisory services. In this capacity, he assists clients with financing options, construction claims, budgeting, and insurance. While maintaining numerous long-term client relationships, Mr. Chazen seeks to identify new business opportunities for the firm, enhance client development and increase revenue. Throughout his tenure as managing partner, he has overseen this firm’s significant growth. This growth has included bringing in professionals from accounting and consulting firms and hiring talented lateral partners. Today the firm employs over 180 people in three locations (Baltimore, MD, and Rockville, MD, and Arlington, VA).

Real Estate
Government Contractors
Mortgage Brokering
Home Building
Technology Start Up Firms
Wholesale Distribution

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
Associated Builders & Contractors - Baltimore and D.C. Metro Area
City Life Community Builders, Treasurer
Building Congress & Exchange

1980 - Present

Owings Mills, Maryland


University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. Accounting


State of Maryland, Certified Public Accountant


State of Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant