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Russell Phillips

CPA, Office Managing Partner - Boston

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Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Builders and Contractors
  • Washington Building Congress

Russ Phillips, CPA, serves as the Office Managing Partner for CohnReznick's Boston 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 management advisory services. This experience includes work for general contractors, subcontractors, commercial and residential real estate developers, management companies, and tax advantage multi-family affordable housing projects.

Russ performs quality control reviews for a majority of our Washington, DC contractor clients. Some of Russ’ 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, which is a large not-for-profit affordable housing developer for which he provides audit, tax, cost certification, and transaction services to their portfolio of over 200 properties. 

Russ is responsible for all aspects of audit and management advisory service engagements, including planning and coordination with clients’ finance and management personnel. Russ’s other duties include determination of audit scope, selection of procedures, staff supervision, work paper review, as well as identification, resolution, and summarization of audit issues.

Russ is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Montgomery and currently serves on its audit committee. Additionally, he is the board president of Housing Unlimited Inc., which is a local non-profit that provides affordable, independent housing to adults with psychiatric disabilities.


  • B.S., Marketing – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • B.S., Business Management – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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