Stephen A. Palmerton

Assurance and Tax Shareholder | 713.579.2344 | Send e-mail

Stephen (Steve) Palmerton is an assurance and tax shareholder and private equity practice leader with Harper & Pearson. He is responsible for audit and tax services for a variety of clients. His specific areas of expertise include energy, health care, broker dealers, local unions, employee benefit plans, service business, manufacturing, construction, software development, franchisors, wholesale industries, death-care, not-for-profit, and local governments.

Steve was previously a shareholder with Hopkins, Vetters, Palmerton and Co. until his practice merged with Harper & Pearson in 2001. He also has experience as a senior manager with Bracken, Hopkins, Read & Co. in the audit and tax department.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Louisiana State University

Professional Activities and Memberships

Certified Public Accountant - Texas
Texas Society of CPAs
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
International Association of Employee Benefit Plans

Community Service and Other Activities

Deacon at Second Baptist Church
Business Advisory Council for Goodwill Industries