Behm & Company

Behm & Company provides a wide variety of services to many industries, with a large concentration of clients in the escrow, title, mortgage and realty.  Services provided include annual audits of financial statements and trust accounts, studies of internal accounting controls, Best Practices consultation, embezzlement audits, expert witness testimony and litigation support, consultation for escrow and title new licensees, consultation on compliance requirements of government oversight bodies, proper policies and procedures, profitability enhancement and business expansion and combinations. 

 

Jeff Behm is the founder and managing partner of Behm & Company, an Accountancy Corporation, in Newport Beach, California.  Jeff has been sought out on numerous occasions by leaders in the industries for assistance on various real estate related matters, and has served in litigation support and expert witness capacities for attorneys on a variety of matters.

 

Prior to founding Behm & Company, Jeff was a partner and Director of Auditing & Accounting Services for Squar & Clarke (now Squar Milner), at that time the largest CPA firm based in Orange County.  Jeff was also responsible for the development of the Comprehensive Business Services Department.

 

Jeff has spoken at numerous real estate industry meetings, and has authored articles for various publications concerning auditing, taxation, embezzlement prevention, and SOC I and SOC II audits.  Jeff is a member of the following professional societies:

 

-American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

-California Society of Certified Public Accountants

-American Escrow Association (member since 1989)

-California Escrow Association (member since 1989)

-Escrow Institute of California (member since 1989)

-American Land Title Association (member since 2013)

-California Land Title Association (member since 1992)

-Orange County Escrow Association (member since 1989)

 

Lastly, Jeff has served on various statewide committees, including:

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Corporation’s Escrow Advisory Committee 2002-2004

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Corporation’s Escrow Advisory Committee 2006-2008

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Corporation’s Escrow Advisory Committee 2008-2010

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Business Oversight (formerly the Department of Corporations) Escrow Advisory Committee 2012-2014

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Business Oversight Escrow Advisory Committee 2014-2016

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Business Oversight Escrow Advisory Committee 2016-2018

-Certified Public Accountant representative on the California Department of Business Oversight Escrow Advisory Committee 2020-2022

-Member of the National Affairs Committee of the Escrow Institute of California 2013-Present

-Member of the State Affairs Committee of the Escrow Institute of California 2017-2018

Certificates of Appreciation

Jeff DBO Certificate 2016-2018
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D.O.C. Certificate of Appreciation
D.O.C. Certificate of Appreciation
State Certificate of Appreciation
Jeff's DBO Certificate 8.22.16

Testimonials

1600 Dove Street, Suite 201
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (949) 222-9040 
Fax: (949) 222-9055 

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