Tom Bonadio CPA - Founder and Senior Counsel

Background & Expertise


Tom is the Founder and Senior Counsel of The Bonadio Group. He founded Bonadio & Co. in 1978. Since that time, Tom has devoted his efforts to serving commercial companies in the Rochester area and helping our firm grow from two people to its present size of over 750 people. Tom specializes in providing business advice to privately-held companies and their owners with a particular emphasis on helping privately-held companies maximize their value and return to shareholders. He works with a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, professional services and real estate. He is particularly well versed in the area of mergers and acquisitions from strategic through financial implications, and has helped dozens of companies, including The Bonadio Group, navigate through these tricky waters.

Tom is active in community life, serving as a Commissioner of the Monroe County Case Commission, Monroe County Jobs Creation Task Force and on the St. John Fisher College Alumni Activities Committee. Tom has served on the adjunct faculty of the Rochester Institute of Technology and as a Trustee and Chairman of the Accounting Advisory Board of St. John Fisher College. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. John Fisher College.

Tom has a B.B.A Degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College. Tom is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.