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Our People

PKHB CPAs has experienced staff members in most industries, including small business corporations, manufacturers, service corporations, municipalities (villages, cities, counties and towns), real estate development, nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, and retailers.

Leadership Team

Richard Koskey
Richard KoskeyCPA, Shareholder
Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 1968 to Present; Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Duke University, 1963
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A. Michael Bucci
A. Michael BucciCPA, Managing Shareholder
Managing Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2008 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Villanova University, 1983
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Ned Howe
Ned HoweCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 1985 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at Utica, 1977
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Bradley W. Cummings
Bradley W. CummingsCPA, CVA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2003 to Present; Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Hofstra University, 1994
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Jean Howe Lossi
Jean Howe LossiEA
Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2003 – Present; Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, State University at Albany
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Matthew VanDerbeck
Matthew VanDerbeckCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2008 to Present; Audit Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 1998 to 2008; Dale Carnegie Course Graduate, 2005; Audit Senior, Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Co. CPAs, 1996 to 1998; Masters of Science in Accounting, Bentley College, 1996; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, College of Saint Rose, 1995
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Suzanne Muldoon
Suzanne MuldoonCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2003 to Present; Bachelor of Arts in Management, Hartwick College, 1986
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Nancy Patzwahl
Nancy PatzwahlCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 1997 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting, University of Vermont, 1987
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Gary F. Newkirk
Gary F. NewkirkCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe, & Bucci, CPAs P.C., 2014 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Marist College, 1985
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Mary A. Kimball
Mary A. KimballCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2016 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting, Marist College, 1978
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Dennis A. O’Brien
Dennis A. O’BrienCPA, Managing Director
Managing Director, Pattison, Koskey, Howe, & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2016 to Present; Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, 1969
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N. Thérèse Wolfe
N. Thérèse WolfeCPA, Shareholder
Shareholder, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2016 to Present; Bachelor of Business Administration, Siena College, 1997
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Management Team

Nicole Overbaugh
Nicole OverbaughCPA, Manager
Manager, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci CPAs, P.C., 2014 to Present; Bachelor of Science, Russell Sage, 2007
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Lisa Gill
Lisa GillStaff Accountant/Manager
Staff Accountant/Manager, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, P.C., 1997 to Present; Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Marist College, 1997
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Katie Zell
Katie ZellCPA, Manager
Manager, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2016 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Western New England University, 2005
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Scott Lang
Scott LangCPA, Manager
Manager, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2016 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at Albany, 2004
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James Chontos
James ChontosCPA, Senior Accountant
Senior Accountant, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2013 to Present; Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at New Paltz, 2003
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Carol LaMont Howe
Carol LaMont HoweEA
Senior Accountant, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 1978 to Present; Associate Degree in Math and Science, Columbia Greene Community College, 1978
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Linda Boland
Linda Boland EA
Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C., 2005 to Present; Associates in Applied Science degree, SUNY Dutchess, 1982
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Nicole Andrews
Nicole AndrewsManager
Manager, Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci CPAs, 2005 to Present; Bachelors of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at New Paltz, 2002
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Company Timeline

2016
Mary Kimball and Thérèse Wolfe are accepted as shareholders

in the firm and Dennis O’ Brien joins Mary in heading up PKHB’s new office in Kingston.  An additional 4 CPAs are added to the Firm bringing the total to 15.

2015
PKHB is ranked as the Top Tax Preparer

by The Albany Business Review, processing a record 6,800 tax returns in the Albany Capital District.

2014
Gary Newkirk is accepted as a shareholder in the firm
2013
Gary Newkirk becomes a tax director

and heads up the firm’s new office located in the Village of Saugerties. PKHB is ranked as The Top Tax Preparer by The Albany Business Review, processing a record 5,190 tax returns in the Albany Capital District.

2011
Carol Olsta retires from the firm

and Thérèse Wolfe takes charge of tax and small business services in Valatie.

2010
Thérèse Wolfe joins the Valatie office as a tax director.
2009
Matt VanDerbeck becomes a shareholder

in the firm and in charge of the firm’s audit quality practices.

2008
A. Michael Bucci becomes Managing Shareholder

for the firm. Matthew VanDerbeck becomes Audit Managing Director.

2007
Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C. is ranked the number 1 tax preparer

in The Business Review for the fourth year in a row.

2006
The firm processes a record 5,967 tax returns
2003
Jon Rath retires, passing his title onto Ned Howe and changing the company's name from Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C. to Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C. 

Nancy Patzwahl, Brad Cummings, Suzanne Muldoon, and Susan True become shareholders. (Note: Susan True is no longer a partner as of July 2012.) Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, CPAs, P.C. is ranked the No. 1 tax preparer in The Business Review.

2002
Reginald Pattison passes away at the age of 92
1998
A. Michael Bucci joins the firm as a shareholder.

Jean Howe Lossi becomes Tax Director.

1997
Richard Koskey's daughter, Nancy Patzwahl, joins Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C.
1996
R.H. Pattison & Co. celebrates its 50th anniversary!
1995
The firm grows to its height of 63 employees, including "nine partners... in four counties."
1994
Brad Cummings joins the firm.
1993
Carl Florio leaves the firm to become President and CFO of Hudson City Savings Institution,

changing the company’s name from Pattison, Koskey, Rath & Florio, P.C. back to Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C.

1992
Carl Florio becomes a shareholder,

changing the company’s name from Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C. to Pattison, Koskey, Rath & Florio.

1990
The firm opens an office on Route 9 in Valatie, NY.
1989
Construction is completed on an "attractive office complex,"

moving the Catskill office to a permanent location at Five Mile Woods Road.

1988
Carol Olsta joins Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C., and becomes a shareholder.
1987
Suzanne Muldoon joins the firm.
1985
Ned Howe, joins Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C. as a shareholder.
1982
Carl Florio joins the firm.

Robert Koskey joins the computerization process, forming RPC Works and producing software used by the firm for years to come

1981
Pattison, Koskey, & Lawrence becomes Pattison, Koskey, & Rath, P.C.
1980
Reginald Pattison retires after 26 years of service to the firm.
1978
Brown Evans takes over the firm's computer operation,

allowing for an ever-increasing computerization of the company. The firm opens an office on Main Street in Catskill, NY.

1977
Jon Rath joins Pattison, Koskey & Lawrence, P.C.

The firm acquires the Joslen Tobacco Building on 5th and Union, establishing a permanent Hudson office at 502 Union Street.

1975
Pattison, Koskey, & Lawrence, P.C. grows to 18 employees.
1973
Pattison and Koskey, CPAs, announces the admission of Walter J. Lawrence as shareholder, changing its name to Pattison, Koskey, & Lawrence, P.C.
1971
Walter Lawrence and Jean Howe Lossi join the firm.
1969
The firm leases an IBM Model 20 to produce payroll, accounts receivable, and tax returns.
1968
Richard Koskey becomes a shareholder, changing the firm's name to Pattison and Koskey, CPAs.
1967
The firm moves from the McKinstry Building

to the second floor over top of Paul Montana’s Appliance Store at 545 Warren Street. R.H. Pattison & Co. begins to prepare tax returns by sending information to Computax, a computerized tax service.

1965
New York State enacts a sales tax

increasing the demand for services interpreting the applicability of sales taxation as well as designing systems to collect and remit the tax collected.

1963
Richard Koskey joins R.H. Pattison & Co., with three employees.
1948
R.H. Pattison & Co. opens its first office

in the McKinstry Building at 609 Warren Street, hiring its first two employees.

1946
Reginald Pattison moves his family to Hudson, NY

to take over accounting for Helbig & Co. Investments. He simultaneously establishes R.H. Pattison & Co., a private accounting practice.

1928
Reginald Pattison emigrates to the United States from England with his parents and brother Douglas.

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