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Professional Profile: Salvatore Armao 2013

About

  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Armao LLP
  • Location: Garden City, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Education: Bachelor of science in Accounting degree from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College

First job outside of real estate accounting: “Paper boy” for the original Long Island Press

First job in real estate or allied field: Junior accountant for the firm of John Passuto, CPA

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am managing partner of Armao LLP, which commenced business on July 1, as the successor firm of Armao, Costa & Ricciardi, CPAs, P.C. I have been providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to labor unions and Taft-Hartley employee benefit plans for over 25 years. In addition to establishing the path and vision of the firm, I am closely involved with all of our engagements and clients. My plans for the future, which I share with the rest of the professionals at the firm, are for a positive trajectory of growth, client service and enhancement of the services we offer.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate accounting? I enjoy a nice dinner with a glass of wine and settle down in front of the television.

Favorite book or author: “Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger

Favorite movie: All three “Godfather” films

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke

One word to describe your work environment: Professional

Rules to live by in business: Always do what’s right. Command respect.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Frank Sinatra at the former Jilly’s Saloon on W. 52nd St. in NYC

What is your dream job? Professional singer