Louis C. Grassi
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner
Grassi CPA’s.Louis C. Grassi is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner of Grassi CPA’s. He began his career in 1977 and has extensive experience in tax, accounting and consulting. Lou takes a proactive role with clients, performing such value-added services as profit-enhancement studies, operational reviews, performance benchmarking, forensic accounting, incentive compensation programs, estate and succession planning, corporate restructuring, and corporate/family retreat facilitation. Lou’s counsel has proven instrumental to the success of many companies and High Net Worth families.
Lou’s leadership, drive for success, and dedication to providing clients with high quality services has grown Grassi from a zero-base firm to being ranked the 66th largest Firm in the country, and the top 17th Largest Firm in the New York area by Crain’s New York Business. IPA has also recognized Grassi as a “Best of the Best Firms” for 10 consecutive years. The firm was also recognized by Crain’s New York Business as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Businesses in New York City, and was ranked as the Best Place to Work by several publications.
Lou was the former Chair of Moore North America, part of an international association of more than 300 independent accounting and consulting firms. As a nationally recognized expert, Lou is also frequently called upon as a lecturer and business advisor for companies and industry trade organizations. He has authored numerous local and national articles, also serving as a contributing editor to the Corporate Controller’s Manual. Lou was an adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching a graduate level course in finance and accounting.