Hugh E Reynolds

Hugh E. Reynolds III, CPA

Office Managing Partner, Fort Lauderdale, Benefit Plan Consulting and Compliance Services Leader

401 East Las Olas Boulevard

Suite 1100

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301-4230

United States

Hugh Reynolds is the Crowe LLP office managing partner in Fort Lauderdale and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of full range of services to public and private companies across many industries, including retail dealerships, financial institutions, construction, and private equity portfolio companies. He is a tax services partner and leads the firm’s benefit plan consulting and compliance services group.

Hugh has more than 30 years of consulting experience regarding health and welfare plans, compensation systems, and qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. His specific areas of expertise include:

  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) feasibility and implementation
  • ESOP compliance
  • Executive compensation, including deferred compensation and equity-based compensation arrangements
  • 401(k) plans
  • Money purchase pension plans

    Professional Affiliations

    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
    • Florida Society of Certified Public Accountants member
    • The ESOP Association member
      • Administrative Advisory Committee and Advisory Committee Chairs Council past chair
      • Board of Directors past member
    • Employee Ownership Foundation trustee


    • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
      University of Notre Dame