James R. Downing


James R. Downing

“Understanding each client’s unique situation and their objectives for the future is instrumental in developing a close relationship. This enables me to provide personalized, professional service that my clients value.”

James is a Partner in the Private Client Group at DGC, a division of PKF O’Connor Davies. He has almost 15 years of public accounting experience.

James provides tax planning, consulting and compliance services for high-net-worth individuals and their families, with a focus on international tax issues.  He also has significant experience providing accounting, auditing, business advisory and tax services for closely held real estate businesses.

James specializes in international tax and expatriate taxation.  He provides specialized services to U.S. nationals working abroad and foreign nationals working in the U.S., as well as individuals who have international interests.

James works closely with client advisors to discuss opportunities and work to ensure goals are met.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)


  • Certified Public Accountant (Massachusetts)