Focus on what counts

"Many accounting firms will look at your business and tell you what happened yesterday. I look at my clients' businesses and tell them what they can expect tomorrow, and how to make the most of it.”

Michael Napolitano is a partner with over 25 years of experience providing counsel and services in areas of profit enhancement, budgeting, planning, and compensation restructuring, helping clients to operate more efficiently.

Experience

As a practice co-leader of Citrin Cooperman’s Staffing Services Practice, Mike has a specialized focus in the staffing industry. He also has deep expertise in the construction industry, advising contractors, developers, and construction products manufacturers. Additionally, he advises clients in technology, health care, food services, manufacturing and distribution, and various professional services firms.  

Michael provides a balance of deep industry knowledge and insight, extending his services beyond financial statements and tax returns to help clients understand the impact of their decisions, as well as plan for their future success.

As a partner in valuation advisory services practice, Michael provides fraud and forensic accounting counsel in the areas of business partner disputes, marital dispute resolutions, damage calculations, uncovering hidden revenue, and litigation support. Clients benefit from his extensive experience and knowledge, as well as his strategic approach, which combines identifying clear, concise objectives with efficient follow-through.

Michael frequently speaks and writes on issues related to the construction and staffing industries. He has presented at annual industry conferences held by the New Jersey Staffing Association.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Rutgers University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey

Presentations & Publications
Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

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

Member, District Ethics Committee for Essex County - West Essex (DEC VC), appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court

Outside The Office

Michael is a soccer coach in his hometown. 

"Many accounting firms will look at your business and tell you what happened yesterday. I look at my clients' businesses and tell them what they can expect tomorrow, and how to make the most of it.”