Palmetto Mollo

Philip C. Palmetto, CPA, P.C.
Managing Partner

Philip C. Palmetto has been a certified public accountant for over twenty years. Mr. Palmetto has extensive experience in taxation, estate planning and personal financial planning. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the AICPA Personal Financial Planning Division. Mr. Palmetto has also been the managing partner of the firm for the last 10 years and brings his years of management experience and expertise to his clients.

Dean J. Mollo CPA, P.C.
Senior Partner

Dean J. Mollo graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Mollo has comprehensive experience in taxation, auditing, business valuations and personal financial planning. Mr. Mollo has also lectured extensively and is an expert on the subject of Personal Financial Planning.

Robert Molinaro CPA, P.C.
Partner

Robert Molinaro graduated Dowling College with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. Mr. Molinaro has a diverse clientele and specializes in the areas of estates and trusts; real estate developers and investors; and construction contractors. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Sebastian Passarello, CPA
Partner

Sebastian Passarello graduated Summa Cum Laude from Adelphi University with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. He began his professional career at KPMG, a global leader providing audit, tax and advisory services to some of the world’s largest companies.  He later served as Controller and Chief Financial Officer for big business, including a top S&P 500 company as well as a division of Dreyfus investments.

Today Sebastian focuses on offering part-time controller and CFO advisory services to small and medium size business clients.  His objective is to understand their financial position and needs so that their business decisions are supported by intelligent, accurate and reliable financial data.

Paula S. Vogel CPA, P.C.
Partner

Paula S. Vogel has a Master of Science degree from The School of Professional Accountancy at CW Post, Long Island University and a Master of Arts degree from Adelphi University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She has been with the firm 15 years and has wide-ranging experience with our diversified client base. Mrs. Vogel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and NAFE – the National Association for Female Executives.

Bart A. Cohen, CPA, P.C.
Partner

Bart A. Cohen has been a certified public accountant since 1987. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Mr. Cohen has comprehensive experience in individual, corporate, partnership and estate taxation. He overseas all tax matters for the firm. Mr. Cohen lectures on various tax matters. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.