Focus on what counts

Michael DeVito, CPA

Regional Managing Partner

mdevito@citrincooperman.com

"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."

Michael DeVito is a regional managing partner in Citrin Cooperman and serves on the Firm’s Management Team, Executive Committee, and Audit and Attest Committee. With over 35 years of experience in public accounting, Mike has held various senior leadership roles throughout his professional career including co-managing partner of Citrin Cooperman’s New York City office, Leader of the Firm’s Real Estate industry, and Business Management and Family Office practices. He also has taken on a significant role in driving the integration efforts of several firms who have joined Citrin Cooperman including launching our presence on the West Coast with 4 new offices in California and expanding and overseeing our India operations.

Experience

In addition to Mike’s multiple leadership roles, he has a long history serving both public and private clients across a wide array of industries including real estate, retail, manufacturing and distribution, restaurants, and entertainment.

As an experienced accounting and attest partner with strong tax knowledge, Mike’s background has positioned him as a true trusted advisor that can recognize client needs, identify opportunities, and understand the overall impact the firm’s integrated services can have on the long-term goals of our clients. He has consulted with many 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 and New Jersey

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."