Art Lustgarten

Art is a certified public accountant, licensed in New York State. He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Cornell University. He is a licensed stockbroker, a registered representative for Raymond James Financial Services and an Investment Adviser Representative in New York State.

Before opening his CPA firm, Art was a senior auditor at Cornell University where he planned and conducted financial, operational, compliance and fraud audits. He has acted as a consultant at Stanford University where he provided support and methodologies for an analysis of strategic risk.

He has also “TA’d” the course “Management Consulting” at the Johnson Graduate School of Business.

In the early part of his career, he was a commercial pilot and flight instructor and was an owner of a chain of retail electronics stores. He likes to tell clients that he knows what it’s like to have to make a payroll and to deal with vendors. More than that, he knows what it’s like to buy accounting services and what it feels like to sit on the other side of the table.

Art lives in Ellis Hollow with his wife Barbara. Daughter Rebecca and two older sons live in California.