Richard B. Silvestro, CPA


"One of the most rewarding aspects of working at S&P is the positive feedback we receive from our clients."

A graduate of Dowling College, Richard joined Schultheis & Panettieri, LLP  in 2004 and was promoted to Partner in 2015.

Relationship Driven

Overseeing and performing technical reviews of engagement workpapers for labor union and multiemployer benefit plan clients is Richard’s main focus. He also works closely with new clients evaluating each client’s needs and establishing the overall audit process. Richard has significant experience working on special projects including mergers, expense studies, and budgets. He is skilled at accounting systems analysis and recommendations.

Richard is enthusiastic about the growth of the firm and has become an integral part of its recruiting efforts and enjoys interviewing prospective employees.

Knowledge Sharing

Richard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. He has lectured on employee benefits issues for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and is a frequent speaker at our in-firm continuing education seminars.