About Jeff

Jeff Pera is managing partner of the Northern California region. He is responsible for overseeing all services to Marcum’s Northern California clients.

Mr. Pera has more than 25 years of experience providing tax, business, and industry advice and insights to clients. He uses his in-depth industry knowledge as the basis for developing and applying tax and value-added business strategies customized to his clients. He has particular expertise in consumer and industrial products, including manufacturing, food & beverage, distribution, and retail.

Prior to joining Marcum, Mr. Pera was a managing partner in the Greater Bay area at a national accounting firm. He also has served as a managing director at a wealth advisory firm and was partner-in-charge of the middlemarket practice at a “Big Four” accounting firm.

Mr. Pera holds a Master of Science degree in Taxation, cum laude, from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from San Diego State University. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPAs) and the California Society of CPAs. He has been published in numerous trade and business journals and is a frequent presenter at industry and professional conferences on various technical and industry topics.

Professional & CIvic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • Financial Executives International — Board member
  • Junior Achievement
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • University of San Francisco School of Accounting — Advisory Board member
  • The Guardsmen

Practice Focus

Consumer Products
Food and Beverage
Industrial Products
Retail
Manufacturing

Education

Master of Science, Taxation, cum laude
Golden Gate University

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
San Diego State University