Hershy Donath, CPA

Hershy joined Roth&Co in 2019, bringing over 15 years of public accounting experience to his role as Partner at the firm.


Prior to joining Roth&Co, Hershy spent eight years at Ernst & Young, where he was an Executive Director in the firm’s audit practice.

Hershy has experience advising publicly traded REITs and large privately held Real Estate Funds. His real estate experience spans entities with a wide variety of underlying asset types including office, multi-family, hospitality, internationally based assets, and hard to value opportunity fund assets.

In addition, Hershy was a member of Ernst & Young’s quality network. In this role, Hershy worked with audit teams across the region, who consulted with him for guidance on complex auditing matters, and supported quality initiatives in response to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and internal quality reviews.

Hershy also has valuable experience working across a range of industries including, hospitality, media and entertainment, consumer products and alternative energy.


Hershy holds a degree in Accounting from Ocean County College, and a Master’s degree from Beth Medrash Govoha.

Hershy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is a Certified Public Accountant in both New York and New Jersey.


1. Leading audit engagements of large public companies, advising these companies on complex accounting matters, and presenting to their audit committees.
2. Operating as a regular instructor at Ernst & Young’s regional trainings as well as at accounting and auditing executive events.
3. Recognized for mentoring skills, received his region’s top coaching award.


When not in the office, Hershy enjoys spending time with his family in Lakewood.