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Michael J. Reilly, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFF, CDA, is a tax consulting partner for the firm with experience in all areas of income and estate taxation.

Michael J. Reilly



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Michael J. Reilly, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFF, CDA, is a tax consulting partner for the firm. Since beginning his career in 1979, Mike has developed experience in all areas of income and estate taxation, with a strong emphasis on individual and corporate tax planning, business valuations, ownership transition, litigation support and employee benefits. Mike concentrates on various industry specialties, including manufacturing, construction, automotive dealerships and professional service organizations.

Along with his focus on corporate tax planning, Mike has developed expertise in implementing qualified and non-qualified employee benefit plans. He co-authored a course on business valuation, ownership transition and the creative use of employee benefit plans and ESOPs. Mike has written numerous articles, has been quoted in various trade publications and has lectured nationally on business valuation, ownership transition, corporate tax planning and other various tax-related topics. He is a past member of the teaching faculty for the NYSSCPA’s Foundation for Accounting Education and was a past chairman of the NYSSCPA’s Annual Tax Conferences.

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in the states of New York and Pennsylvania (CPA)
    Certified of Educational Achievement in Business Valuation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the AICPA
    Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
    Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
    Certified Design Accountant (CDA)

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Tax and Personal Financial Planning Divisions
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
    American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Candidate Member
    Certified Design Association of Accountants (CDA)
    National CPA Health Care Advisors Association (HCAA)
    CNY Healthcare Business Alliance (CNYHBA)
    NYSSCPA’s Estate Planning Committee

  • Experience

    Managing Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP Certified Public Accountants and Consultants
    President, Dannible/McKee and Associates, Ltd. (A business valuation and consulting company)
    Qualified as an Expert Witness on business valuation issues
    Ownership Transition and Valuation Consultant to A/E firms, and other professional service firms

  • Community Involvement

    Le Moyne College CPE Institute – Advisory Council
    CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity – Partner Advisory Board Member
    Benefits Specialists of New York (a subsidiary of CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity) – Board Member and Past Chairman of the Board
    Onondaga Community College Foundation (OCCF) – Board Member, Treasurer and Chair of the Audit, Finance and Investment Committee
    Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) – Board Chair, Past Treasurer and Past Audit Committee Chair
    Member of numerous community organizations

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Le Moyne College, magna cum laude (1979)

  • Publications & Presentations

    Successful Ownership Transition for the Design Professional – Dannible/McKee and Associates, Ltd.

    Federal Income Tax Update for Businesses – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

    “SALT Dediction Cap Workaround,” D&M Bulletin, August 2021

    “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Is a Win for Small Businesses,” CNY Business Journal Ask the Expert, June 2020

    Navigating PPP Loan Forgiveness & Tax Provisions of the CARES Act – CenterState CEO Member Webinar, June 2020

    The CARES Act: An Analysis of the Financing, Loan Forgiveness and Tax Provisions Within the New Act – Dannible & McKee, LLP Webinar Series, March 2020

    “The SECURE Act’s Impact on Retirement Planning,” CNY Business Journal Ask the Expert, March 2020

    Key Tax Provisions for Businesses and Individuals – Dannible & McKee, LLP Tax Reform Seminar Series, 2018

    “Tax Credits & Tax Planning Ideas for Contractors” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Annual Construction Conference, December 2016

    Published courses and taught seminars on Business Valuation, Ownership Transition, Employee Benefits, and Corporate and Individual Tax Planning

    Authors a monthly article for New York Physician, a local health care magazine
    Past Member of the teaching faculty of the NYSSCPA’s Foundation for Accounting Education

    Past Chairman of NYSSCPA’s Annual Tax Conferences