Michele B. Amato, CPA

Partner-in-Charge , Professional Standards Group

Michele B. Amato
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New York City
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 516.224.6987
Fax: 516.224.6988


Michele B. Amato, CPA, is the Partner-in-Charge of the Professional Standards Group at Marks Paneth LLP. With more than 30 years of experience at both national and regional firms, she has an extensive background in accounting and auditing, SEC compliance and quality control. Ms. Amato also has extensive experience guiding clients through initial public offerings, reverse mergers, private placements, and spin-offs.

Ms. Amato is highly regarded for her technical expertise in the engagement quality review of documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other non-public reports to ensure compliance with PCAOB standards, GAAP, GAAS, IAS, IFRS, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.


Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Bachelor of Science, cum laude

Professional Memberships

Professional Practice Executive Committee of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)
SEC Committee of New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
Board of Governors of the Accountants Club of America
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 

Practice Areas

Real estate
Apparel and other commercial entities

Licensed In

New York