Robert M. Pesce is a Partner in the Firm’s Tax & Business Services division and the Partner-in-Charge of its New York City Accounting Services department and Agency Services group. He has an outstanding reputation for developing strong relationships with clients in the entertainment industry as well as professional services firms. His ability for successfully working with musicians, actors, authors and agencies led to his instrumental role in the founding of the Firm’s Media and Entertainment group.
A trusted advisor, Mr. Pesce is often engaged by clients for business advice and tax saving strategies. He provides a variety of accounting, business management, consulting and tax planning services that enable his clients to become more profitable and efficient.
Mr. Pesce has more than 20 years experience. He joined the firm in 1986 beginning his professional career at Marcum. He has spoken before industry groups on various tax topics and published numerous articles. Mr. Pesce is very involved within the New York City community and volunteers his time and serves on committees for cultural and community-minded not-for-profit organizations.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA),
Cooperation with Education Committee, Nassau County
Association of Authors’ Representatives
The Authors Guild
Articles, Seminars & Presentations
AAR Toolbox: 1099s, 1042s and other Tax Reporting Issues, Moderator, November 2012
Trends in Media & Entertainment, JPMorgan Chase's National Media and Entertainment Practice, September 2012
10th Annual Wealth Management Summit, Panel Speaker, October 2011
Retirement, Succession and/or Leaving the Business, Society of Illustrators, August 2011
Understanding Section 409A, Association of Authors’ Representatives (AAR), March 2009
Tax Tips for Authors, The Authors Guild, November 2008
Awards & Recognitions
Best Accountant for Growing Businesses, Entertainment & Media, The New York Enterprise Report, 2010
Areas of Expertise
Domestic & International Taxation
Accounting & Business Management
Professional Services Firms
Bachelor of Science, Accounting State University of New York