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James Keefe

James Keefe

Senior Counsel

Jim is Senior Counsel in the Advisory & Consulting Division and Construction & Real Estate Industry of the Buffalo office. Jim's responsibilities include client service, consulting and developing new business. Jim takes pride in being a resource for his clients and providing solutions. His industry expertise is in construction, real estate and hospitality. Jim is also a mentor to the Bonadio staff and guides them on the long-term retention of clients and new business development.

Jim and his wife Gerry live in Clarence, N.Y. They have five children that are college graduates and working in their respective careers. Jim and Gerry love to travel to Europe and also visiting their children. Jim enjoys golf and helping Gerry in their gardens.

Professional Affiliations

  • Construction Exchange of WNY, Board of Directors
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Small Business Administration Advisory Council Buffalo District
  • NYS and Florida CPA Construction Industry Committees
  • NYS and Florida Society of CPA's and AICPA


  • WNY Accountant of the Year, Small Business Administration
  • Distinguished Accountant Alumnus of the Year, Niagara University
  • Associate Member of the Year, Buffalo Niagara Builders Association
  • CPA—Florida, Massachusetts, New York

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Buffalo
  • Amherst Chamber of Commerce
  • University of Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership