About Michael

Michael McDonald is a tax principal at Marcum with over 35 years of experience in both national and local public accounting firms, as well as in private industry. Mr. McDonald’s interactive professional style and diverse background allow him to offer a full range of services to clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, construction, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, oil and gas, financial services, and professional services.

In addition to his expertise in the complex tax requirements of large multinational and domestic corporations, he is equally skilled in tax planning for privately owned businesses and financial planning for high net worth families and individuals, providing the sophisticated tax advice they require.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Past Chair and continuing Member, Tax Division Committee on Corporations, and Contributing Member of the Technical Hotline Group
  • Institute of Management Accountants


BS, Accounting
University of Houston at Clear Lake

University of Phoenix

Professional Designations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)