PKF O’Connor Davies Hires Bruce Desrosiers as Tax Partner

Industry-leading cost-segregation analysis expert strengthens firm’s robust tax team

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, announced today it has hired Bruce Desrosiers to serve as Partner in the firm’s tax practice. Desrosiers has 25 years of experience helping clients navigate complex tax and compliance challenges and has expertise in the areas of estates and trusts, income tax compliance, cost-segregation analysis, and estate administration. This hire reflects PKF O’Connor Davies’ commitment to continually deepening and enhancing its offerings and expertise in core business areas, including tax strategy and compliance.

“Bruce has built his career on delivering solutions clients depend on to minimize tax impact and anticipate and address compliance challenges,” said Ned McCrory, Partner-in-Charge, Rhode Island. “As the world gets a little more uncertain every day, he’s exactly the kind of expert we’re looking to add to our strong tax team in Rhode Island and beyond. We’re excited to have him aboard.”

Desrosiers began his career at a Big Four accounting firm and more recently served as tax partner and director of tax services for noted accounting and advisory firms in Providence, Rhode Island. He specializes in advising partnerships, corporations, individuals, estates, trusts, not-for-profit organizations and private foundations, as well as navigating complex real estate investing, operation and construction issues, including the complexities of estate administration following the death of an owner.

“Over the course of my career, I’ve always prided myself on delivering superior solutions and peace of mind to clients, whether that’s in the midst of an IRS audit or during a complex real estate transaction,” Desrosiers said. “PKF O’Connor Davies has some of the best tax experts and advisors in the business. I’m looking forward to joining a terrific team and getting to work solving the unique challenges of our clients.”

Desrosiers is a frequent lecturer and established thought leader on a wide range of tax issues and evolving tax law. He is the co-author of “The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis: Maximizing Tax Benefits for Building Acquisitions and Construction.” He earned his Master of Science in taxation from Bryant University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of
Rhode Island and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants.

PKF O’Connor Davies has 12 offices in five states and continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with tactical external hires.