About John

John Guttilla is a financial services partner in Marcum’s Saddle Brook, NJ, office. He has more than 25 years of experience performing detailed tax structuring analyses relating to acquisitions and dispositions of real estate for public and private syndicates, commercial and residential developers, management companies, and hotels.

John is also actively involved in tax planning and compliance for a wide range of industries including entertainment, brokerage, manufacturing, printing, restaurant, and construction.

John’s experience includes being an audit engagement partner on public company clients, and he has also served as an audit committee chairman for several public companies.

Mr. Guttilla has been awarded the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuation and has passed the NASD Series 27 Examination for Financial and Operations Principals.

Mr. Guttilla joined Marcum in 2022 via a merger with RotenbergMeril, where he co-managed the Real Estate Services Group, including the firm’s real estate tax certiorari audit practice serving large Real Estate Investment Trusts and individual commercial and residential property owners.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • New York State Society Stock Brokerage and Real Estate Committees
Practice Focus

Tax Planning
Tax Compliance


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Masters in Taxation
St. John’s University