James Keefe CPA - Senior Counsel

Background & Expertise


Jim is a Senior Counsel to the firm. Prior, he was a Partner in the Buffalo office. His responsibilities include client service, new business development, training staff and promoting the Firm in the Western New York Business Community. From a client perspective, Jim has earned an outstanding reputation in the Buffalo market for seeing beyond providing just accounting and compliance services. He is a consultant and advisor that takes special pride in empowering companies with the ability to see where they are now and where they want to go, complemented by the experience to guide them on how to get there. Jim believes that a strong client relationship is the cornerstone of superb client service, a sentiment that is reflected in his business approach.

Jim is a graduate of Niagara University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Accounting. Jim was affiliated with PriceWaterhouse prior to his local accounting firm experience and was the Managing Partner of Fiddler and Company LLP until its merger with Bonadio in 2005. Jim received the 2009 Distinguished Accounting Alumnus of the Year Award from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration. Jim is a member of Construction Financial Management Association, Construction Exchange of Buffalo and WNY, Western New York Venture Association, U.S. Small Business Administration's Advisory Council of the Buffalo District, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Alumni, Leadership Buffalo, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and New York State and Florida Society of Certified Public Accountant's. Jim is licensed in Florida and Massachusetts as well as New York State.