CPA, JD, Partner
New York, NY
David DiFusco, CPA, JD, is a partner at CohnReznick with more than 25 years of experience. David serves as the Tax Leader for the New York office where he brings a track record of clearly defining mission and goals, aligning people and resources, and consistently delivering results.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, David’s technical expertise in tax accounting was honed at a “Big 4” firm while serving as a regional leader for FAS 109 Competency, focusing on US and international tax accounting (GAAP and IFRS), FIN 48 and Sarbanes-Oxley. David was the Partner-in-Charge of the NYC Tax Department at a Top 15 national accounting firm. In his position as a Global Head of Tax at a prominent investment management firm, he built a global tax department, adding strategic value while creating a sustainable plan for ETR reduction. He also guided the career development of more than 60 tax professionals in the New Jersey and Hyderabad (India) offices as the Talent Leader for the NJ tax practice of a Big 4 firm. Recently, David was selected for the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Boy Scouts of America.
Wharton School: Bachelor of Science in Economics, Finance/Accounting
Fordham School of Business: Master of Taxation, Tax
Albany Law School: Juris Doctor, cum laude, Tax
Fordham Taxation Advisory Board – Founding Member and Adjunct Professor
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) - Cannabis Industry Committee
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
Member of the Bar for NY, CT and the Federal Northern District of NY
Treasurer, OTBAA (University of Pennsylvania alumni organization)
Advisory Board of the Florence Belsky Foundation
Treasurer, Randolph Education Foundation
Jersey Battered Women’s Services – Grand Tastings Committee