Focus on what counts
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Montclair State University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

“In today’s fast paced global economy every business owner needs a trusted advisor they can count on to help them make the right decisions for their organization both for today and well into the future, being that trusted advisor for my clients is my daily goal.”

John Cavallone is an audit partner with over three decades of experience. He specializes in the financial services industry, with a focus on broker-dealers and private equity funds. Servicing a variety of financial services clients, including broker-dealers, private equity funds, family offices, middle-market, investment managers, FCMs, and institutional investors, he is actively involved with regulatory consulting and assisting clients with structuring and regulatory matters especially during the start-up phase.

Experience

John is well known in the industry for his broker-dealer expertise, having provided expert testimony in addition to his long-term interactions with the various regulatory agencies. John has presided over the annual Broker-Dealer Conferences sponsored by The Foundation for Accounting Education and assisted and consulted with various regulatory bodies at the request of clients, inclusive of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, John was most recently an audit partner at KPMG in the financial services practice.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Montclair State University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

Presentations & Publications

John has been quoted in various industry publications and is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences.

Presentations:

  • Annual Broker/Dealer Conference
  • Technical Sessions for the NYSSCPA’s and Stockbrokerage Committee seminars
  • NRS Investment Advisors and Broker Dealer Compliance Conference

Publications:

  • Co-authored “PPC’s Practice Aids for Audits of Broker-Dealers” for Thomson Reuters
  • Quoted in various publications by NYSSCPA.org, The Trusted Professional
Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, New Jersey Society of Public Accountants (NJSCPA)

Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Committee Member and past Chair, Stockbrokerage Committee, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants,

Past President, Essex Chapter, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

Outside The Office

During the fall and winter, John is an avid hockey fan. In the summer, he enjoys spending time on the lake relaxing and riding a jet ski.

“In today’s fast paced global economy every business owner needs a trusted advisor they can count on to help them make the right decisions for their organization both for today and well into the future, being that trusted advisor for my clients is my daily goal.”