Since 1969 our firm has had the pleasure of serving clients and community in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. Pop the bubbly and celebrate this golden year with us! Please join us on a walk down memory lane and raise a glass with us, as we look forward to our next 50 years. While the names and faces change over time, one thing will always remain constant: our dedication to serving you with trust, integrity and commitment to helping you reach your goals!
Our 50 Year History:
1969 – Norman Loeb and Dennis Roberts form Loeb, Roberts & Company in College Park, Maryland
October 1, 1977 – Charles Gronsbell and Steve Halt open an office in a townhouse in Old Town Alexandria
January 1, 1981 – The two firms merge to become Loeb, Roberts & Gronsbell, Ltd., located in Alexandria, VA
May 1, 1983 – Loeb, Roberts & Gronsbell regroups as Loeb, Gronsbell & Halt
October 1, 1983 – Founding Partner Charles Gronsbell retires
January 1, 1984 – Roberts, Gronsbell & Halt is renamed Roberts, Halt & Co.
October 1, 1985 – Dean Shaw becomes a partner
January 1, 1988 – Daryl Jackson is admitted as a partner
August 19,1988 – Founding Partner Dennis Roberts retires
January 1, 1989 – Paul Thrasher becomes a partner
August 19, 1989 – Roberts, Halt & Co. adopts the name Halt, Shaw & Jackson
January 1, 1990
- Arun K. Deva is admitted as a partner to close out his career a year later
- Partner Dean Shaw moves on. Halt, Shaw & Jackson becomes Halt, Jackson & Thrasher and moves to Canal Center Plaza
February 1, 1994 – Mike Buzas is admitted as a partner to Halt, Jackson & Thrasher
April 1997 – Daryl Jackson resigns and Halt, Jackson & Thrasher becomes Halt, Thrasher & Buzas, LLP
January 2002 – W. Andrew Powell is admitted as a partner
September 2002 – Partner Paul M. Thrasher of Halt, Jackson & Thrasher retires
September 2003 – Halt, Thrasher & Buzas becomes Halt, Buzas & Powell, LTD
June 2006 – Halt, Buzas & Powell, LTD opens an additional office in Maryland near Annapolis
March 2011 – The firm’s Alexandria location moves to 1199 N. Fairfax St.
January 1, 2012 – Zerwick & Associates PLLC merged into HBP
June 30, 2016 – The Budget Lady merged into HBP
January 1, 2017 – Partner Mike Buzas retires
June 5, 2018 – Marco Fernandes, Jr. is named as a partner in Halt, Buzas & Powell, LTD
2019 – Halt, Buzas & Powell celebrates 50 years of community, growth and helping clients fulfill their unique visions of success!