Celebrating 50 years

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!