MILFORD >> Two New Haven County bookkeeping companies have become Dressler Santaus Colman and will operate out of 155 N. Broad St., on the Green.

The partnership of Colman Bookkeeping Services LLC of New Haven and Dressler Santaus LLC of Milford will include three principals and five employees, according to a press release.

“Together we offer in-depth experience in a range of industries which can be a great advantage for our clients” said principal Elizabeth Santaus. “We look forward to continue serving small businesses in New Haven and Fairfield counties.”

Colman Bookkeeping Services, led by Linda Colman, has provided bookkeeping services for many types of small businesses for more than 35 years.

Colman specializes in working with nonprofits and community organizations, providing customized statements that include fund accounting capability and budget comparisons, the release said.

“Joining forces allows us to combine our resources and knowledge base in order to provide the best service possible to our clients.”

Dressler Santaus LLC, led by Elizabeth and Darryl Santaus, provides full-charge bookkeeping services and financial software services, including transition planning, integration and project management, it said.

Darryl Santaus works to strengthen clients’ accounting procedures and optimize their financial software. The firm also provides live and video QuickBooks training seminars with certified pro-adviser Elizabeth Santaus.