Joe Cassano is a partner and leader of Withum’s Financial Services Group based out of the Firm’s New York office. With over 14 years of experience, Joe provides accounting, tax and consulting services to clients in the alternative investments sector. He is currently focused as a business advisor to a variety of alternative investments including hedge funds, fund-of-funds, and private equity funds.
Joe’s experience with alternative investment (including hedge fund of funds) includes funds with assets under management ranging from $1 million to $5 billion and includes a wide range of financial products including common stock, derivatives and various debt instruments. As a thought leader in the industry, Joe is the author of the Wiley Advantage Investment Entity Audit Guide. In addition, Joe is actively involved in the development of best practices in the hedge fund industry, and the development of in-house training programs to all levels of professional personnel.
Joe is a graduate of the Pace University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in public accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). He is also an active member of the Investment Management Committee of the NYSSCPA.
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