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About Our Firm

For years, Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial planning.

Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc. is one of the leading firms in and throughout St. James. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of St. James's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around St. James. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Daniel R. Bracciodieta, MS, MBA, President

New York native, Daniel R. Bracciodieta is a loving father of two children, a dedicated husband, and also an ambitious business man. Like every goal-setting individual, Daniel had a plan which started with his education. Following his graduation from Iona College in 1969, Daniel joined Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. Three years later, Daniel decided to go into private practice; and in 1972 Bracciodieta & Associates was constituted. Daniel has been in private practice since, and the Bracciodieta & Associates that started four decades ago has evolved to the proficient accounting firm that it is today.

Maria G. Schiano, EA, Partner

Born in Flushing Queens and raised in Nanuet, NY, Maria knew from a young age she wanted to pursue a career in Accounting. Having decided on a career goal, Maria set forth into the financial job market where she was hired by Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates in 1998. Maria worked at the firm while she progressed toward her degree at Dowling College in Oakdale, NY. Three years later, in 2001, Maria graduated with a BA in Accounting. Over the years she became a vital component of Bracciodieta & Associates and became an Enrolled Agent in 2011. Maria is a woman of integrity and a family oriented professional who values her clients.

Mara J. Passick, CPA, Partner

Planview, New York's Mara Passack is the final addition in the Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates's brigade. She received a BA in Political Science and an MBA in Accounting from Hofstra University in the Village of Hempstead, NY. Following her graduation, Mara began her career in public accounting where she became certified as a CPA in 1998. She then advanced to a position at Brown Brothers Harriman, a privately-held financial firm which offered a range of international and banking services. At Brown Brothers Harriman, Mara processed Estate Planning, Income Taxes, Tax Planning, and Small Business Returns. From there, Mara moved on to work at one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory firms in the nation, Marcum LLP. At Marcum, she worked with a high network tax group. Excelling in every position and firm she was involved in and embracing her growing family, Mara was still motivated to flourish in her accounting career and found a home here at Bracciodieta & Associates where she can offer her knowledge and insight to our Corporate accounts.

  • Daniel R. Bracciodieta & Associates, Inc.
  • 312 Lake Avenue
  • St. James 11780
  • Telephone: (631) 584-0004
  • Fax: (631) 584-2111