Anthony J. Tempesta, CPA

Partner-in-Charge of the Westchester Office

Westchester
4 Manhattanville Road
Suite 402, Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: (914) 909-3415
Fax: (914) 909-3416
ttempesta@markspaneth.com

About

Anthony J. Tempesta, CPA, is the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Westchester Office. With more than 30 years of experience in both public accounting and private industry, he oversees the delivery of client service, professional staff development and new business development in Westchester and the surrounding counties. In addition, Mr. Tempesta serves as the Attest Leader of the firm’s Commercial Business Group.

Mr. Tempesta’s experience working at Big Four, mid-sized and boutique accounting firms lends itself to his unique perspective on client service delivery. Prior to joining Marks Paneth, he was the President and Managing Partner of a boutique firm in Manhattan. His range of experience additionally includes six years at a global accounting firm and two years as the Controller of a closely held, publicly traded company.

Mr. Tempesta has extensive experience serving both middle-market and large commercial businesses – including real estate, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare and professional service firms. He also serves nonprofit entities – particularly private foundations and public charities – and has served on the boards of directors of various nonprofits.

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).

Education

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

Attest Services
Management Consulting
Commercial Businesses
Public Charities
Private Foundations
Closely Held Businesses
High-Net-Worth Individuals

Licensed In

New York, New Jersey