Who We Are
At Michael Coglianese CPA, P.C., we have been helping alternative investment clients prepare for audit, tax, and compliance events, mitigate regulatory risk, enhance operational efficiency and successfully navigate the complex regulatory landscape for over 30 years.
Michael Coglianese is the founder and principal of MICHAEL COGLIANESE CPA PC, providing comprehensive audits, accounting, compliance, and tax preparation services to the alternatives industry for over three decades.
Before establishing his firm, Michael worked at the National Futures Association (NFA) in the compliance department, where he conducted compliance and financial audits, investigation and financial analysis. With this experience, he realized there was an opportunity to educate and better prepare alternative investment managers for the regulatory world that they face. Subsequently, he founded Micahel Coglianese, CPA, PC. With an impressive career in the futures and hedge fund industry, Michael has also served as an expert witness in NFA arbitration, CFTC proceedings, FINRA arbitration, and mediation.
Michael is recognized as a leader in the field and actively participates in industry panels as a compliance, audit, and tax expert, including CFTC/NFA compliance panels alongside other industry experts. He has been featured as a compliance expert on “The Money Show” and is often showcased as a guest speaker at major universities.