C-TEC Solar Recipient of 2016 Marcum Tech Top 40 Award

Ninth Annual Event to Honor C-TEC Solar as one of 40 Fastest Growing Tech Companies

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP announced C-TEC Solar has made the Marcum Tech Top 40 (TT40) list of fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. C-TEC Solar will be honored alongside 39 other TT40 companies at an awards ceremony September 22 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.

The Marcum Tech Top 40, now in its 9th year, recognizes technology leaders in six industry sectors, including Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT Services, and Software. C-TEC Solar has been named a Tech Top 40 in the Energy, Environmental, and Green Technology category. C-TEC Solar is a recipient of this award due to strong revenue growth of at least $3 million in annual revenue as well growth in each of the preceding four years.

“We are honored to be named to the Marcum Tech Top 40,” said Mickey Toro, President of C-TEC Solar, “We are a company full of passionate and energetic solar enthusiasts, who are excited to be involved in environmentally friendly technology. We continue to work diligently to expand the use of clean green technology and reduce generations our carbon footprint while also aiding homeowners and commercial businesses to cut costs.”

“The technology industry in Connecticut is a shining example of ingenuity, innovation and achievement,” said Michael K. Brooder, CPA, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s Hartford, Connecticut, office. “It is a privilege to partner with the Connecticut Technology Council to present the annual Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards and to provide a showcase for these companies to help pave the way for their continued future success.”

Bruce Carlson, CTC’s President & CEO added, “Connecticut is proud of its remarkable heritage of innovation and entrepreneurship. Employment growth in Connecticut will come in part from the technology sector, and these Tech Top 40 companies are a great example of the diversity of our technology sector that is growing substantially and adding jobs.”

The September 22 awards program will include an exhibition featuring the Marcum Tech Top 40 companies. One company from each of the six industry verticals will be named overall winner for demonstrating the greatest percentage growth in revenue across all the technology verticals.

The Connecticut Technology Council is a statewide association of technology oriented companies and institutions, providing leadership in areas of policy advocacy, community building and assistance for growing companies. Speaking for 2,500 companies that employ some 200,000 residents, the Connecticut Technology Council seeks to provide a strong and urgent voice in support of the creation of a culture of innovation. This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring to high potential firms.

Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.

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