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Annemarie Aguanno, CPA

Tax Manager
Phone: (646) 380-4976
Cell: (646) 369-2930
Fax: (347) 436-9526
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
aaguanno@pntax.com

ANNEMARIE AGUANNO, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2006. She received her BS degree in Accounting from Hofstra University. Her prior experience includes 13 years providing accounting, auditing and tax services for Broadway and touring theatrical productions. She now provides her expertise in accounting and taxation for small business and not-for-profit organizations, provides outsourced CFO services, and looks for new ventures to build the firm. She also performs audits of small business, not-for-profit organizations, homeowners associations, and employee benefit plans through a separate entity. Annemarie is a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is also an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Kristin E. Cavataio, CPA

Consultant
Phone: 646-380-4983
Cell: 914-523-8907
Fax: 347-380-8618
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
kcavataio@pnatc.com

KRISTIN E. CAVATAIO, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2012. She received her BS degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and received her MBA in Finance, with Advanced Certifications in both Public Accounting and International Business, from Iona College. Kristin brings client-oriented experience from over ten years working in the service industry in addition to three years working as a billing coordinator for a NYC law firm. She began with Presti & Naegele specializing in corporate, partnership and individual taxation and has now transitioned to a Consultant with the Accounting Technology Department. Kristin is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Tiffany Cocozza, CPA

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4977
Cell: (914) 262-2282
Fax: (646) 496-9123
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
tcocozza@pntax.com

TIFFANY COCOZZA, CPA joined Presti and Naegele in 2016. She earned her BBA in Accounting, and MBA in Finance with Advanced Certificates in Public Accounting and International Business from Iona College. Her prior experience consists of 3 years in general business accounting services, business taxation in various industries, as well as tax preparation and planning for high net worth individuals. Additionally, her practice includes preparation, compilation, and review of financial statements. Tiffany is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Manhattan chapter. Tiffany is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Dianna Cotter, MBA

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4989
Cell: (631) 258-5066
Fax: (646) 845-0165
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
dcotter@pntax.com

DIANNA COTTER, MBA joined Presti & Naegele in 2012. She received her BS degree in Accounting from Sacred Heart University and is currently attending Marist College to obtain her MBA. She specializes in accounting and taxation for small businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. Her experience includes providing proper guidance in the development and maintenance of bookkeeping best practices for clients across a wide scope of industries. Dianna is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Mohamed Elshayb

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 979 4903
Fax: (347) 572 0435
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
melshayb@pntax.com

MOHAMED ELSHAYB joined Presti & Naegele in 2013. He obtained his BS degree in Accounting from Hunter College of the City University of New York. Mohamed brings over ten years of managerial experience in the hospitality and food service industries, and brings an unparalleled emphasis on professional client service. His accounting, bookkeeping and office management experience make him an asset to the firm. Mohamed is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Angelica Farrell, CPA

Tax Senior
Phone: 646-757-2707
Cell: 347-712-7271
Fax: 646-666-7120
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
afarrell@pntax.com

ANGELICA FARRELL, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2015. She earned her BBA and MBA degrees in Accounting from Pace University. Angelica’s prior experience consists of three years in bookkeeping, accounting, individual taxation, business taxation and auditing services. She is now continuing to specialize in individual and business taxation as well as general auditing and accounting services, at Presti & Naegele. Angelica is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Alex Flores

Consulting Manager
Phone: (646) 380-4987
Cell: (732) 763-5838
Fax: (347) 436-9525
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
aflores@pntax.com

ALEX FLORES joined Presti & Naegele in 2009. Prior to working at Presti & Naegele Alex held various accounting positions with a specialization in QuickBooks. In 2003 Alex helped develop a QuickBooks training program for low income co-ops which were part of the New York City’s HDFC program. In addition to being an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Alex is a Crystal Reports developer and custom reporting expert.
Lee Forman, MBA

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 757-2704
Fax: (347) 436-9529
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
lforman@pntax.com

LEE FORMAN, MBA joined Presti & Naegele in 2015. He graduated from Boston University with a BS degree in Communications and received his MBA, with a concentration in accountancy, at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. He brings three years of experience working with ERP systems, most recently as a Finance Coordinator in the entertainment industry. Lee is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Brianna Gelsomini

Tax Intern
Phone: 646-757-2705
bgelsomini@pntax.com

Brianna Gelsomini joined Presti & Naegele in 2017. She is a Macaulay Honors Scholar at Bernard M. Baruch College and is expected to graduate in 2020 with a major in Accounting. Her prior experience includes being a social media intern in various startups and nonprofit organizations. She is also experienced in using programs like Quickbooks and Microsoft Office.
Kiriaki Giannoulas

Tax Intern
Phone: 646-979-4907
kgiannoulas@pntax.com

Kiriaki Giannoulas joined Presti & Naegele in 2016. She is currently a student in the Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College. She will receive her BBA in Accounting in 2020 and plans on following the CPA track. She has experience with bookkeeping and individual taxation. Kiriaki is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Michael Griggs

Consultant
Phone: (646) 979 4904
Fax: (347) 436 9124
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
mgriggs@pnatc.com

MICHAEL GRIGGS joined Presti & Naegele in 2015. He received his BS degree in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania. He has worked in various industries to provide technology solutions for over four years, working with enterprise hardware and software packages. Michael is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with extensive experience in QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Services.
Elias Koumniotes

Tax Manager
Phone: (646) 380-4979
Cell: (347) 385-7905
Fax: (347) 436-9531
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
ekoumniotes@pntax.com

ELIAS KOUMNIOTES joined Presti & Naegele in 2006. He received his BS degree in Accounting from Queens College. He specializes in corporation, partnership and individual taxation and is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
John Kourtessis

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 380-4997
Fax: (347) 331-0945
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
jkourtessis@pntax.com

JOHN KOURTESSIS joined Presti & Naegele in 2014. He graduated from Hofstra University with a BBA degree in Accounting. He brings experience from working at a manufacturing company where he handled inventory and the company’s cost accounting. He currently specializes in bookkeeping, individual taxation, and general accounting for both Corporate and Individual clients. John is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Michael Krauciunas

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4991
Cell: (516) 384-3637
Fax: (347) 436-9534
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
mkrauciunas@pntax.com

MICHAEL KRAUCIUNAS, MBA joined Presti & Naegele in October 2012. He graduated from Hofstra University with a BBA degree in Finance and received his MBA in Accounting from Molloy College. He currently specializes in Business, Individual, and Not-For-Profit Taxation, as well as preparation of financial statements for clients across various industries. Michael is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor.
Minette Krietemeyer

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 998-7645
Fax: (646) 666-7103
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
mkrietemeyer@pntax.com

MINETTE KRIETEMEYER joined Presti & Naegele in 2011. She received her BS degree in Accounting from the University of Dayton. Her prior experience includes over 20 years of both public and private accounting with an emphasis on tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations and partnerships. For 11 years, she worked as a Tax Planner and Tax Preparer with Wade, Thompson & Co. LPA, a professional accounting firm. In addition, she worked for the law firm, Graydon, Head & Ritchey LLP as an Internal Accountant specializing in payroll and benefits and as a Tax Paralegal involved in tax return planning and preparation. At Presti & Naegele, she specializes in tax planning for businesses and individuals. Minette is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor.
Danny E. Luca

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 998-7646
Cell: (908) 400-8703
Fax: (347) 368-0537
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
dluca@pntax.com

DANNY E. LUCA, joined Presti & Naegele in 2016. He obtained his BSBA in Accounting from the Lebow College of Business of Drexel University. He brings with him previous A/P and bookkeeping experience from his time at an asset management firm. Danny is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
David Manister

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4983
Cell: (516) 524-3427
Fax: (347) 436-9174
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
dmanister@pntax.com

DAVID MANISTER joined Presti & Naegele in 2012. He graduated from C.W. Post University with a BS degree in Accounting. His experience includes providing proper guidance in the development and maintenance of bookkeeping best practices for clients across a wide scope of industries. He assists his clients with all of their Business and Individual Taxation needs as well as with general accounting services. David is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Lindsay McGuire

Senior Administrator
Phone: (646) 380-4992
Cell: (917) 417-7493
Fax: (347) 436-9545
lmcguire@pntax.com

LINDSAY MCGUIRE joined Presti & Naegele in 2014. She holds a BA degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lindsay comes from a Public Relations background and brings over six years of client relations and administration experience. In addition to providing internal support to the firm, Lindsay also serves as a client liaison and monitors administrative details to serve Presti & Naegele clients with excellence.
Adam Mikelinich

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 798-0659
Cell: (646) 592-0734
Fax: (347) 436-9132
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
amikelinich@pntax.com

ADAM MIKELINICH, joined Presti & Naegele in 2016. He received his BS degree in Accounting from Long Island University Post. He brings experience from Figliozzi & Company CPA where he was responsible for Medicare and Medicaid audits. Adam is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Keith Miscione

Senior Consultant
Phone: (646) 998-7647
Fax: (347) 331-0983
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
kmiscione@pnatc.com

KEITH MISCIONE joined Presti and Naegele in 2015. He worked for Intuit as the Lead Sales Engineer for over 11 years, supporting both internal and external Sales agents and QuickBooks Consultants. He was the subject matter expert for all QuickBooks products and integrated Intuit Services, providing clients with training and consultation support. He also has considerable expertise in software development and integration, with over 20 years’ experience with companies in a variety of industries. Keith is a Certified QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor with extensive experience in QuickBooks Consulting and QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Services.
Lisa Misiti

Executive Administrator
Phone: (646) 998-7649
Cell: (646) 358-0125
Fax: (646) 200-5243
lmisiti@pntax.com

LISA MISITI joined Presti & Naegele in 2014. She graduated from Fordham University with a BA degree in Communications and Business Economics. She comes from a global sourcing and development background. Her professional experience includes project and cost management, as well as global vendor management at Ralph Lauren and Ann Taylor. Lisa works closely with the partners to optimize service excellence to clients and provide a positive work environment for staff.
Nicholas L. Moffitt, CPA

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 380-4996
Fax: (347) 331-0973
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
nmoffitt@pntax.com

NICHOLAS L. MOFFITT, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree in Accounting and his Masters of Accountancy, both from Appalachian State University. Nick is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Irina Nesterova

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4985
Cell: (516) 395-8041
Fax: (347) 436-9535
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
inesterova@pntax.com

IRINA NESTEROVA joined Presti & Naegele in 2006. She earned her BS degree in Accounting from Bishkek College and her second BS degree in Accounting from the State University of New York. She specializes in the preparation of individual income tax returns, payroll, and sales tax returns. Her public accounting experience began as a Chief Accountant where she was responsible for all accounting functions including monthly closings, quarterly tax reports, financial statements, and internal auditing. Irina is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Shebli Nomani

Tax Senior
Phone: (646) 380-4994
Cell: (718) 737-4088
Fax: (240) 718-3319
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
snomani@pntax.com

SHEBLI NOMANI, joined Presti & Naegele in 2016. He received his BS degree in Accounting and Finance from Rutgers University. His prior experience includes providing accounting and auditing services for broker-dealer, hedge funds, and private equity clients. He now provides his expertise in accounting and taxation for small businesses. He also participates in audit, review, and compilations of Homeowners' Associations, Employee Benefit Plans, and other nonprofit organizations. Shebli is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Stephen Percudani

Business Development
Phone: (646) 380-4998
Cell: (917) 592-2823
Fax: (347) 436-9532
spercudani@pntax.com

STEPHEN PERCUDANI joined Presti & Naegele in 2011. Stephen brings 12 years of entrepreneurial acumen to Presti & Naegele. He worked internationally in the sports and entertainment field for six years. Prior to that, he operated a full-service marketing firm in New York. Stephen’s previous experience makes him a valuable asset in the area of business development at the firm.
Victoriana Peck

Tax Supervisor
Phone: (646) 380-4978
Cell: (718) 986-6186
Fax: (347) 436-9542
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
vpeck@pntax.com

VICTORIANA PECK joined Presti & Naegele in 2000. She attended the Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York studying Business Administration and has prior experience selling real estate in New York State. With over fifteen years’ experience, Victoriana works on corporation tax issues as well as general accounting for the firm's business and individual clients. Victoriana is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Donald Sager, CPA

Tax Manager
Phone: (646) 380-4974
Cell: (631) 327-6001
Fax: (347) 436-9530
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
dsager@pntax.com

DONALD SAGER, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2005 and holds a BS degree in Accounting from Hofstra University. He brings more than 20 years of experience and specializes in the areas of business and individual taxation, general accounting, audits, financial statements and is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. He is licensed to practice public accounting in New York and is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Gaetano A. Saladino

Tax Staff
Phone: (646) 757-2708
Cell: (718) 644-6711
Fax: (347) 331-0969
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
GSaladino@pntax.com

GAETANO A. SALADINO joined Presti & Naegele in 2014. He received his BS and MS degrees in Accounting from Saint Francis College. He brings client-oriented experience from over eight years in the service industry, along with experience as a bookkeeper working with business and individual clients. Gaetano is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Peeter Sorra

Consultant
Phone: (646) 757 2706
Cell: (555) 555 - 5555
Fax: (347) 436 9118
psorra@pntax.com

PEETER SORRA joined Presti & Naegele in 2015. In his role as IT Support, he maintains and optimizes the firm’s network environment. He assists employees with any technological issues and serves as the IT advisor for the partners, as well as the rest of the firm. Peeter is A+ certified and continually builds on his education to stay well-versed in the IT field.
Tracy Tasch, CPA

Tax Manager
Phone: 646-798-0657
Cell: 516-885-9263
Fax: 708-842-0360
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
ttasch@pntax.com

TRACY TASCH, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2015. Tracy holds a BS degree in Accounting from SUNY Albany and a MS degree in Taxation from Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York. She brings over ten years of experience in servicing individual, corporate, partnership, and not-for-profit tax clients. Her experience includes two years as a professional tax administrator which allowed her to gain valuable knowledge of aspects of client engagements, processes, and procedures. Tracy is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Travis Trudeau

Senior Consultant
Phone: (646) 380-4986
Cell: (718) 737-4369
Fax: (347) 436-9541
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
ttrudeau@pntax.com

TRAVIS TRUDEAU joined Presti & Naegele in 2007. He has worked with companies in a variety of industries and has extensive knowledge of QuickBooks Financial and Point of Sale software. Prior to working at Presti & Naegele, he worked for Intuit as a Technical Support Representative and was part of the advanced support team. Travis is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Sandra Tumminello

Senior Administrator
Phone: (646) 380-4990
Cell: (646) 468-9808
Fax: (347) 436-9539
stumminello@pntax.com

SANDRA TUMMINELLO joined Presti & Naegele in 2004. As Office Manager, she ensures the smooth flow of the firm's day-to-day operations. In addition, she works closely with the partners, managers and accounting staff to augment the firm's commitment to providing personal attention to its clients. Sandra is detail oriented and brings consistent, reliable support to the firm's staff especially during the peak of tax season.
Lisa Varela

Tax Manager
Phone: (646) 380-4972
Cell: (917) 670-1101
Fax: (347) 436-9536
Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
lvarela@pntax.com

LISA VARELA joined Presti & Naegele in 1988. She received her BS degree in Accounting from Queens College. She specializes in corporation, partnership and individual taxation and has experience in the areas of estate, trust and gift taxation, pension plans, and small business consulting. Lisa is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Thomas J. Zanata, CPA

Tax Supervisor
Phone: (646) 380-4984
Cell: (718) 715-6584
Fax: (646) 200-5242
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
tzanata@pntax.com

THOMAS J. ZANATA, CPA joined Presti & Naegele in 2013. He graduated from Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York with a BBA degree in Accounting and received a MS degree in Accounting from Pace University. He brings client-oriented experience from over six years in the service industry, as well as experience with bookkeeping, individual taxation, and corporate taxation. Thomas is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.