Anthony J. Tempesta, CPA

Partner-in-Charge of the Westchester Office

4 Manhattanville Road
Suite 402, Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: (914) 909-3415
Fax: (914) 909-3416


Anthony J. Tempesta, CPA, is a Partner at Marks Paneth LLP. Mr. Tempesta has worked in both public accounting and industry and has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting profession. He has a deep background in the nonprofit and government sector. He also serves the real estate and retail industries as well as closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

Further, Mr. Tempesta is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Westchester office. The Westchester County Business Journal ranks Marks Paneth as one of the leading professional services firms in Westchester County.

Immediately prior to joining the firm, he was the president and managing partner of Tempesta & Farrell, CPAs, P.C. for 15 years. His broad experience also includes 6 years at a global accounting firm and 2 years as the controller of a closely held, publicly traded company. Additionally, he was a co-managing partner of a New York City-based accounting firm for 10 years.

Mr. Tempesta has extensive experience providing a broad range of services to not-for-profit entities, especially to private foundations and public charities. He has served both middle-market and large organizations. He has also served on the board of directors of various nonprofit entities.

Mr. Tempesta holds a B.S. degree in accounting from St John's University. He was elected to Omicron Delta Epsilon, a national economics honor society. He has served as an instructor for the Becker CPA Review Course in Westchester County and has spoken at the Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE). He resides in Rye Brook, New York. 


St. John's University, Jamaica, NY
Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Accounting

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Past Member, Nonprofit Organizations Committee
Past Member, Individual Taxation Committee

Other Affiliations

Board Member, The Edward and Dorothy Perkins Foundation
Board Member, Rye Brook Together
Past Member, Arbors Homeowners Association

Practice Areas

Accounting and Auditing
Management Consulting
Public Charities
Private Foundations
Real Estate
Mergers and Acquisitions
Closely Held Businesses
High-Net-Worth Individuals

Licensed In

New York