Herb Engert


NY Office Managing Partner


Herb Engert is the Office Managing Partner for the New York City office of Ernst & Young LLP. In this role, he is responsible for the overall client service and internal management of the EY US member firm’s headquarters and largest office. Our goal is to connect our thousands of dynamic professionals to area clients and continue to embed EY into the fabric of the New York City business and social communities.

Prior to his current role, Herb served as the EY Global Private Equity Leader, where he teamed with leadership across regions, service lines and sectors to build solutions and drive quality service for private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Previously Herb served as EY Americas Growth Markets Leader, overseeing a global network of professionals that advises growing and ground-breaking companies around the world.

With more than 28 years of experience, He is a true believer in authentic leadership and is committed to making an impact on diversity and inclusiveness — including LGBTQ+ equality — in the workplace, youth mentorship and next generation talent. He is also passionate about entrepreneurship and is actively involved with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Endeavor and The Kauffman Foundation.

Herb received a B.S. in Accounting from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of NY, MD, VA, and the District of Columbia. He is also on the National Committee at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.