Michael Hayes

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

"My goal is to listen to what matters most to our clients and put the best service solutions in practice."

Michael Hayes has nearly 30 years of experience, including over 15 years at two of the “Big Four” accounting firms. Mike is a seasoned asset management and asset allocator specialist having vast experience serving financial services and endowment clients.

Throughout his career, he has gained diverse industry exposure to the private equity, venture capital, credit, fund of funds, endowment portfolio, higher education and pension segments. In addition, he has experience across asset management, capital markets, fin-tech, ESG, deal diligence, operational improvement, private foundations, college and universities and other cultural institutions.

As the Firm’s Financial Services Leader, Mike is poised to provide the marketplace a truly differentiated delivery of key consulting, assurance, and tax services scaled to asset managers and asset allocators of all sizes.

Mike has served on numerous tax-exempt boards and is an active member of his community.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • Mercy College
    • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Katonah Fire Department
    • Member, Board of Trustees
    • Volunteer Firefighter


  • Certified Public Accountant (New York)