Joseph A. Maffia, CPA, CGMAPartner
Joseph A. Maffia initially formed and chaired the Quality Control Committee (QC) . He now services on the QC 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 was recently appointed to a 5-year term ending in March 2026 by the University of the State of New York as a Board Member to the State Board of Public Accountancy, an integral part of the Office of the Professions governing licensed CPA Professionals in New York. 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 University and, today, teaches advanced auditing and auditing in the graduate and undergraduate program at Hunter College.
Joseph has served on the board of several not-for-profit organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors of The New Dramatists and the 34th Street Partnership. He chairs the New Dramatists audit committee and serves on the 34th Street Partnership audit Committee. For the past five years he has served on Manhattan’s Community Board #5. He currently serves on the Board and Treasurer of the West 50’s Neighborhood Association. Previously he was on the board and an Officer of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Joe was previously a Trustee of the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, President of the Gertrude and Morrison Parker West Side Republican Club, Inc. and 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 spending time with family and friends, photography, flying his drone, driving his Tesla, politics and economics. He has two grown daughters, one adorable grandson and lives in Manhattan with his wife and three Pomeranians.