Russell Phillips
CPA, Partner

Russell Phillips is a Partner in CohnReznick's Bethesda office. He has over five years of private accounting and more than 20 years of public accounting experience, providing client services in the areas of audit, reviews, accounting, tax, and project finance consulting. This experience includes work for construction contractors, subcontractors, commercial and residential real estate developers, management companies, and tax-advantaged multifamily affordable housing projects.

Russ performs quality control reviews for a majority of the firm's Washington, DC contractor clients. Some of his industry-related clients include Clark Realty Capital, a national developer and contractor of housing where he performs a consolidated audit and tax preparation, The Meridian Group, where he audits the assets of their private equity funds, and The Community Builders, a large not-for-profit affordable housing developer for which he provides audit, tax, cost certification, and transaction services to their portfolio of more than 200 properties. 

Russ served for two years as Managing Partner for CohnReznick’s Boston office, helping facilitate a combination with another firm in that market. He is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Montgomery and has served on its audit committee. Additionally, he is the board president of Housing Unlimited Inc., a local not-for-profit that provides affordable, independent housing to adults with psychiatric disabilities.


BS, Marketing, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

BS, Business Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

David Reznick Foundation – Board member

National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County

Russell Phillips

Office | 301-652-9100

Bethesda, MD

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