Mark Landesman, Paul Zukowsky, and Scott Landesman Hollywood Reporter Top Business Managers 2021

The Firm

ML Management Partners, LLC (MLM) is a New York-based business management firm, with a satellite office in Los Angeles, CA. Launched in 1988 by Mark Landesman, MLM specializes in business management and accounting services to individuals and businesses in the entertainment and modeling industries and to high net worth individuals. Joined in 2001 by Paul Zukowsky, the two partners have over 60 years of experience in accounting and business management.

MLM's mission is simple: to forge a lifelong collaboration with their clients, through trust, honesty, skill and hard work.



Mark E. Landesman, CPA

Mark E. Landesman is the founder and president of ML Management Partners, LLC. (MLM). Mark began his career in 1981 at a ...READ MORE +

New York accounting firm, leaving in 1988 to become the Vice President and CFO of Eddie Murphy Productions, Inc. Shortly thereafter MLM was established, as Mark also began representing Arsenio Hall and Chris Rock in the early stages of their career.

Mark has continued to grow MLM, where he now represents well over 100 A-list actors, comedians, writers, directors and employs a staff of 40. Mark has never lost his "hands-on" approach with his clients and is responsible for guiding them through all phases of their professional careers and personal lives; overseeing real estate deals, investment strategy, contract negotiations, estate and tax planning. Mark takes great pride in the relationships he maintains with his clients, many of which are in excess of 25 years.

Mr. Landesman has been named in The Hollywood Reporter's "Top Business Manager" edition for the last seven consecutive years and named as Variety Business Manager Elite Honoree in 2018

Paul Zukowsky, CPA

Paul Zukowsky began his career at a New York based CPA firm, where he became one of the youngest CPA's to make partner. ...READ MORE +

Paul made his mark in the areas of tax and accounting services during his tenure there, while developing proficiencies in a variety of industries, including commercial and residential real estate, law firms, modeling and entertainment. While partner, Paul became head of the firm's entertainment business management practice. In 2001, with the desire to concentrate on business management, Paul joined MLM, as partner. In addition to his diverse entertainment practice, Paul maintains one of the largest accounting and business management practices for the modeling and fashion industry.

Paul is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. His lifelong love and appreciation of the arts has led him to become Treasurer and Board member of the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase, a prominent art museum of 20th century and contemporary art. In addition, Paul is a member of the SUNY Purchase Audit and Investment committees. For the last five consecutive years, Paul was included on the list of Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Business Managers by The Hollywood Reporter.

Scott Landesman, CPA

After graduating from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Scott began his career working as a Public Auditor ...READ MORE +

at Deloitte. A few years later, he joined ML Management in their accounting department handling taxes for many clients. Scott has since started the second-generation of MLM as a business manager. Scott has continued in these footsteps, working in the entertainment space and focusing on working with stand-up comedians, writers, and actors/actresses in the Film and Television industry, as well as with production executives and venture capitalists.

Scott is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the NYSSCPA and AICPA. Scott currently resides in Manhattan with his wife.


Jessica Mooney, COO

Jessica has been an integral part of the growth and development of MLM. ...READ MORE +

Jessica has been an integral part of the growth and development of MLM. She began her career here in 2003 after graduating from the Si Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. Jessica has overseen the personal and commercial insurance for MLM clients for the last two decades, with a vast experience in claim management. There are very few problems that Jess can’t fix and our clients and staff know that! In 2018, Jessica was named COO of the company whereby putting her immense knowledge of the industry to use in overseeing our staff and making sure our level of service remains second to none. Jessica resides in New Providence, NJ with her husband and two sons.
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John Lee, Director of Tax

John joined the firm in 2018 as the head of the Tax Department with over twenty years ...READ MORE +

of experience in providing tax advice and expertise to high net worth individuals, their families and closely held businesses. John specializes in high level tax planning and solutions.
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Allen Chanzis
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Daniel Reed
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Daniel Bronstein
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Joshua Einsbruch
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Benjamin Leitman
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Lindsay Ryan
Director of Client Services



MLM tailors its business management service to each client's individual needs.
These services may include:

Bookkeeping &
Bill Payment
Budget & Cash
Flow Management
Tax Planning &
Risk management &
Insurance Administration
Real Estate &
Major Asset Acquisition
Estate Planning
Concierge Services
Fiduciary investment services & due diligence
Tour budgeting & management
Debt control & solutions
Payroll services & employee supervision


MLM provides the following tax and accounting services, through its highly trained and experienced tax department:

Individual Tax Planning
& Preparation
Small Business Tax
Planning & Preparation
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The Hollywood Reporter

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Variety Business Manager Elite Honoree



Hollywood Reporter 2020

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Hollywood Reporter 2019

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Hollywood Reporter 2018

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Hollywood Reporter 2017


As a leading and fast-paced Business Management firm, ML Management Partners, LLC is always looking for talented, motivated professionals.

Please contact us for more information at 212.333.5500 or

Contact Us

888 7th Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10106

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LA Office:
1800 Century Park East
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Mark Landesman
Paul Zukowsky
Scott Landesman