Focus on what counts

Michael DeVito, CPA

Partner & Practice Leader, Business Management and Family Office

mdevito@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Pace University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in New York, New Jersey, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

"I can't just look at a tax return or a financial statement and give advice. Regardless of the size of the client, I need to know a lot about my clients as individuals, so I can help them make the right decisions for themselves and their business."

Mike DeVito is the co-managing partner of the Firm’s New York City office and co-leader of the Real Estate Practice. He serves on both the Firm’s Executive Committee and Audit and Attest Committee.  With over 35 years of experience in public accounting, Mike has held various leadership roles throughout his professional career, and has serviced clients both privately and publicly held.

Experience

In addition to managing the New York City office, Mike works closely with his partners in serving the Firm’s largest clients in the real estate and retail industries. Mike also has extensive experience in other industries such as manufacturing and distribution, restaurants, and entertainment.

As an experienced accounting and attest partner with strong tax knowledge, Mike is skilled to identify his clients’ needs, recognize the overall impact to the client of a recommendation while servicing his clients and participate with the clients in addressing their needs and solving their problems. He consults with many of his clients on mergers and acquisitions, technical accounting and audit matters, operational enhancements including development of internal controls and general business matters. 

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Pace University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in New York, New Jersey, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Honors & Awards

Variety’s ‘Business Managers Elite’ (2019)

Affiliations

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

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)

"I can't just look at a tax return or a financial statement and give advice. Regardless of the size of the client, I need to know a lot about my clients as individuals, so I can help them make the right decisions for themselves and their business."