Donna McAuliffe, CPA Manager

Donna McAuliffe is an Audit Manager and brings extensive experience to Grassi, especially in the Real Estate and Construction industries. She utilizes her expertise to assist clients with financial reporting, auditing, financial statement preparation, reviews and compilations. Donna also dedicates some of her time to mentoring up-and-coming staff members in the firm.

Prior to joining Grassi, Donna worked for a real estate advisory firm where she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial reporting for multiple real estate portfolios owned by institutional and private investors. She is credited with initiating a fraud investigation, which resulted in the recovery of $2M in client funds. She has worked closely with acquisition and developer teams to review and modify financial terms for joint venture, construction and loan agreements. Donna has also worked as a Controller and Human Resource Manager for a private equity firm. In that capacity, she implemented a new medical plan, which resulted in a 33% savings to the company and better coverage for the employees.

Donna is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Manhattan College.