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Gary Canon

Name: Gary Canon
Company: Marcum LLP
Title: Shareholder

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6002 Rogerdale Road
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77072
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Mr. Canon is a shareholder at Marcum in Houston, Texas. He brings a strong background in valuation and transactional consulting with over 30 years of business knowledge in the middle-market space. Valuation engagements have been conducted for ESOPs, complex capital structures, purchase price allocation and impairment, as well as mergers and acquisitions for companies with revenues ranging from $20mm to $1.0b. Marcum has been advising ESOP owned companies for over 30 years.

Prior to joining GBH/Marcum, Mr. Canon worked for RSM US LLP., the 5 th largest CPA/consulting firm in the nation where he led a valuation team covering Texas and surrounding states. In addition to providing technical expertise in ESOP valuations, Mr. Canon was a member of the Firm’s Energy Market team concentrating in the mid-stream, down-stream and oil-field service sectors of the industry. Other industries included manufacturing, construction, engineering, wholesale and retail.

Before joining RSM, Mr. Canon spent 9 years in investment banking concentrating in the middle and lower middle-market business sectors.


Gary earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in public accounting from Texas A&M University. He is also a member of the Texas Society of CPAs (“TSCPA”), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) and the American Society of Appraisers (“ASA”).


Bachelor of Business Administration – Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Certified Public Accountant, Texas (1986)

Accredited Senior Appraiser (2012)

Accredited in Business Valuation (2005)

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, American Society of Appraisers


Member, Texas Society of CPAs (State & Houston Chpts)


Gary is a certified public accountant Accredited in Business Valuation (“ABV”) with over 30 years of combined experience in public accounting and investment banking. He has a deep knowledge in energy valuation matters and has performed numerous analyses for M&A sell-side for lower middle market companies, ESOP transaction structuring, financial reporting for ESOPs and estate and gift tax planning. Gary has also served as an expert witness including testimony in electric utility deregulation on behalf of the City of Houston.

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