Laura E. LaForgia, CPA, MST, AEPĀ®


Laura E. LaForgia
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New York City
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212.710.6214
Fax: 212.710.6215


Laura E. LaForgia, CPA, MST, AEP®, is a Partner at Marks Paneth LLP and a member of the firm's Private Client Services Group. Specializing in complex tax issues for high-net worth individuals and their families, Ms. LaForgia helps her clients manage, preserve and transfer their wealth through strategic income tax planning and compliance, trusts and estate planning, business management solutions and financial planning.

Ms. LaForgia also provides guidance on matters related to gift tax, multi-state taxation and foreign transaction reporting. As a Family Office specialist, she oversees engagements that provide a wide range of administrative, management and concierge services to family offices and their related entities. She also has extensive experience serving successful executives, handling their deferred compensation and income tax planning.

Ms. LaForgia's diverse experience includes working with high-profile clients, family business owners, private foundations and members of the legal and financial services industries. She abides by a holistic approach of working with the client's attorneys and investment advisors to better serve her clients.

In 2018, Ms. LaForgia was named to the inaugural list of Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting by Crain's New York Business. She is dedicated to the advancement of women in the accounting profession and actively supports the Marks Paneth's women's initiative. She also supports her profession and community by serving on various accounting industry boards and volunteering her time for animal rescue groups.


Adelphi University
Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting, cum laude

Long Island University
Master of Science in Taxation

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants 
     Family Office Committee
     Trust and Estate Administration Committee 

Estate Planning Council of New York City
     Member. Board of Directors
     Director of Accounting (2014-2017)
National Association of Female Executives

Kat Connection, East Meadow, New York
National Organization of Italian American Women

Practice Areas

Private Client Services
Tax Consulting
High-Net-Worth Individuals
Trusts and Estates
Private Foundations
Family Office
Matrimonial Matters

Licensed In

New York

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