Joseph A. Maffia, CPA, CGMAPartner
Joseph Maffia serves as Co-Chair of the Quality Control Committee and previously served on Janover LLC’s Executive Committee while working with clients across a diverse range of fields. Always pushing himself to learn and share knowledge, he invented a new auditing methodology that the firm will seek to patent. He is the author of a highly regarded CCH® book, 2014 Knowledge-Based Audits, Compilations, and Reviews of Common Interest Realty Associations, and he has performed technical reviews for several accounting textbooks and two CCH® books: 2013 Knowledge-Based Audits, Compilations, and Reviews of Common Interest Realty Associations and the 2007/2008 CCH Compilations and Reviews.
Joe is the past Chairman of the Accounting and Review and the Entertainment and Sports Committee of the New York State Society of CPAs. He also served on the Small Business Advisory Committee to the Financial Accounting Standards Board and on the Accounting and Review Services Committee of the American Institute of CPAs, helping to establish compilation and review standards for the profession.
Before joining Janover LLC in 2004, Joe was Controller for Don King Productions during the Tyson years, and he held a number of audit and accounting positions with Paramount Pictures and its parent company, Gulf & Western. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Iona College and, today, teaches advanced auditing in the graduate program at Hunter College.
Joseph has served on the board of several not-for-profit organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors and an Officer of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of the 34th Street partnership and Manhattan’s Community Board #5. Joe was recently elected to the Board of New Dramatists, whose mission is to provide playwrights with time, space, and resources in the company of gifted peers to create work, realize their artistic potential, and make a lasting contribution to the theatre. Joe was previously a Trustee of the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, Co-President of the Gertrude and Morrison Parker West Side Republican Club, Inc. and as Treasurer of The Alliance for New York State Arts Organizations and a board member of Arts Action New York.
In his free time, Joe enjoys photography and politics. He has two grown daughters and lives in Manhattan with his wife and three Pomeranians.