Tom is a Partner with Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP's Construction & Real Estate Tax Services team. He has over twenty-five years of experience in public accounting, with the past twenty exclusively in the tax area. His experience includes working with manufacturers, wholesalers, investment companies, contractors, real estate developers, consultants, medical practices, and nonprofit entities.
In addition, Tom’s experience extends to working with very high net worth clients, including Fortune 500 executives and Forbes 400 wealthiest individuals. He has been responsible for assisting tax clients in regard to venture capital funds, hedge funds, and research, planning, and compliance filings. He has also been responsible for tax and compliance services for various public and private companies including real estate development, retail clothing, manufacturing, health care products, holding companies, and the electronic components industry.
He is heavily involved with businesses, individuals, and land owners dealing with all aspects of negotiations and reporting of Marcellus Shale Company leases, advance payments, property damage payments, royalties, and pipe line payments as well as knowledge and involvement with mineral rights valuations, estate planning, and transferability, and working closely with other industry experts such as attorneys and geologists/engineers throughout the entire process.
A graduate of Robert Morris University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Tom is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he serves on the Annual Western PA Tax Conference Committee. He also serves on the Education Committee and the Associate Member Committee of the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania, and is on the Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, where he also served as past treasurer.