INDUSTRIES

Construction &
Real Estate

Thanks to you, our lives are improved through a sense of place, identity, and community. You are building and defining the future for all of us through your work. To keep going, a foundation with strong financial oversight, strategy, and management is crucial.

Construction and real estate is all about connecting the dots. We understand that there are countless moving parts — development, property management, personnel, sub-contractors, materials, and job-site safety — just to name a few. It’s all about remaining on-budget, on-time, and getting the job done well. Productivity and profitability are the engines that drive your business. Sansiveri has a team of experts who are ready to help you tap into more opportunities through industry-specific accounting and operational solutions.

Our Construction and Real Estate Specialty Group is designed to help companies remain productive and profitable. We apply our deep industry experience to develop sustainable solutions to overcome financial and operational challenges and support growth.

We Know Construction
& Real Estate

Our team has in-depth industry knowledge to separate you from the competition and deliver the results that specifically address your needs.

Process-Driven Approach

We focus on project management and cost controls, which are key factors in your profitability.

Collaborative

Our network of bankers, sureties, attorneys, and real estate professionals enables us to comprehensively support developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Tomorrow depends on

what we build

upon today.

Our qualified and certified experts offer valuable insight on how to confront the dynamic issues facing the construction and real estate industries. We understand the importance of each aspect of your business, similar to how you understand the importance of each phase of your projects. Sansiveri is a true partner to construction and real estate clients across Rhode Island and Southern New England.

Business Management and Operation Consulting Services
  • Job cost structure & overhead rate analysis
  • Bonding/banking consulting
  • Cash flow management
  • Contract analysis
  • Financial benchmarking
  • Financial forecasting & budgeting
  • Accounting & project software selection and implementation
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Internal & operational control review
Accounting and Related Services
  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statements
  • Financial statement preparation analysis and review
  • Bookkeeping
  • Income Tax preparation & planning
  • Financial planning & wealth management
  • Asset protection planning
  • Valuation and litigation support
  • Business succession planning

Jason M. DaPonte

CPA, CCIFP, CIT, Managing Partner

As the firm’s Construction and Real Estate Specialty Group Leader, Jason advises clients ranging in size and whose projects can be as large as $100M. He is an expert in construction and understands the complicated accounting standards and tax laws. Jason often assists clients in managing their banking and surety relationships.  

M. Douglas Fay

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Insurance Agents & Brokerage
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Real Estate
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Additional Core Services

  • Yellow Book Audits, including compliance audits under The Uniform Guidance

Education

  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation, with honors

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP, 1979 to present; Partner, 1989 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • CGMA-Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Committee for Rhode Island, member
  • Leadership Rhode Island; Alumnus and past director and treasurer
  • Rhode Island Commodores, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Thundermist Health Center, Inc., director and treasurer

Craig M. Bilodeau

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Valuation

Specialties

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Education

  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
  • Bryant University, Master of Business Administration degree in Finance

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP; 1986 to present; Partner, 1997 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA–Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • ABV–Accredited in Business Valuation
  • CBA–Certified Business Appraiser
  • CVA–Certified Valuation Analyst

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Institute of Business Appraisers, member
  • Junior Achievement, board of directors
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Rhode Island, past board member
  • Leadership Rhode Island; graduated as part of the Gamma II 2007 class
  • Providence Preservation Society, past board member
  • Cranston Western Little League, past board member

David A. Gobeille

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance
  • Estate Planning & Fiduciary Taxation
  • Tax Planning for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Sale of Businesses

Specialties

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bentley College, Master of Science degree in Taxation
  • University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP, 1986 to present; Partner, 2000 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, MA
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Services, Inc. (RIMES), past-director and treasurer
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member and guest speaker

Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2014 “Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals” for R.I. named by The National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals, September 2014
  • Leadership Rhode Island, 2006 Alumnus

Frederick K. Uttley

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
  • Bentley University, Master of Science in Taxation

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • PFS-Personal Financial Specialist
  • CFP®-Certified Financial Planner

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rotary Club of Cranston, past president
  • Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, member
  • Conanicut (Jamestown) Island Land Trust Corporation, past board member
  • North Kingstown High School Booster Club, past board member

Dennis C. DiBenedetto

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • PFS-Personal Financial Specialist
  • CFP®-Certified Financial Planner

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, past Chair of the Financial Planning Committee
  • Edward J. & Virginia M. Routhier Foundation, Distribution Committee member
  • Cranston Western Little League, past board member and treasurer

Catherine M. Parente

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Valuation
  • Forensic Services

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude
  • Bryant University, post graduate study
  • University of Rhode Island, post graduate study

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP; September 2013 to present
  • Grant Thornton LLP; December 2011 to August 2013
  • CCR LLP; January 2000 to November 2011
  • Suls Westgate & Parente LLP (formerly Murphy & Company); January 1978 to December 1999

Licenses + Credentials

  • ABV-Accredited in Business Valuation
  • CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CFF-Certified in Financial Forensics
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
  • CVA-Certified Valuation Analyst
  • MAFF-Master Analyst in Financial Forensics

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • Crossroads RI, Audit Committee
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, member
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • Rhode Island Convention Center Authority, Board of Commissioners member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Business Valuation Committee, member
  • United Way Women’s leadership Council
  • USA 500 Clubs

Anne M. Pisaturo

Principal

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services
  • Construction & Real Estate

Education

  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation degree
  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • S.T.A.G.E. (Support for Theater Advancement and Growth in Education); co-chair
  • SKNOW, executive committee member

Andrew de Labry

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy

Specialties

  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits

Education

  • Salve Regina University, Master of Business Administration
  • Salve Regina, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • School One, Treasurer
  • Awards and Accomplishments
  • Selected to the Wolters Kluwer Emerging Leader Program, Fall 2017

Michael J. Raftery

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants

JoAnne M. Clark

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bentley University, Master of Science in Taxation
  • Bentley University, Bachelor of Science Accountancy

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • MST–Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Committee

Jean Ryan

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation degree
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, summa cum laude

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA—Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • MST—Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island, member
  • Navigant Credit Union, Supervisory Committee Chairperson
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member

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