The Ability You Need. The Attention You Deserve.

Raymond Ciccone
Principal, CPA, MST, CFF

Raymond is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Science in Taxation (MST), Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of CPA's (CFF) and has been a forensic accountant for over thirty years. Raymond began his career at Arthur Andersen & Company where he played a significant role in the development of the firm's hospitality and casino practice. As a member of the firm's worldwide Hospitality Accounting Group, Raymond designed and implemented financial reporting and internal control systems for hotels and casinos.

Over the next ten years Raymond spent considerable time developing the firm's litigation support services practice. As a Senior Manager with the firm, Raymond applied his non-legal skills to the litigation process primarily in fact-finding and damage-analysis determination. Raymond is the managing partner of Ciccone, Gotthold & Koseff, Certified Public Accountants that offers accounting tax, business, and consulting services.


EDUCATION

Stillman Business School - Seton Hall University
South Orange, New Jersey
Masters of Science - Taxation
Dec 1982


Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Galloway, New Jersey
Bachelors of Science - Accounting - Honor Graduate
May 1979



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Certified Public Accountant - New Jersey (1981) Certified in Financial Forensics (AICPA) (2008)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants New Jersey Society of Public Accountants Litigation Support Committee
Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accounting The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman - Audit Committee, 2009-Present
Shore Community Bank Advisory Board, 2001-Present

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
New York Times, Money & Business, Sunday Section, "May I Speak to the Manager? A Storm at Marriott", September 29, 2002 The Journal of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, Feature Article, "Numbers Sleuth" - Raymond R. Ciccone, CPA, March 2001 New York Times, Feature Article, Sunday Section, "In Person - Raymond R. Ciccone, CPA", April 2, 2000 Hotel and Motel Management, Quoted in "Industry Analysts Await Final Round in Cendant's $115 M Accounting Debacle", April 1998 Asbury Park Press, Feature Article, Business Section "Raymond R. Ciccone - Forensic Accounting - Trump v. Hyatt", January 31, 1994
Times Beacon News, Feature Article - "Ciccone's View of The Proposed Contract With America", January 22, 1995 Asbury Park Press, Feature Article, Sunday Business Section, "1995 New Jersey Economic Forecast, Raymond R. Ciccone Viewpoint", January 11, 1995

SPEECHES

  • "The Role of Forensic Accounting in Hospitality Litigation" International Society of Hospitality Consultants Annual Conference - Boston, Massachusetts - March, 2000
  • "Creative Use of Experts in the Hospitality Industry" Legal Issues in the Hospitality and Gaming Industry Conference - Houston, Texas - October, 1998
  • "Identifying What is Wrong With Property Level Management" The Lodging Conference - Phoenix, Arizona - September, 1996
  • "Forensic Accounting for the Hospitality Industry" New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, February, 1996

TESTIMONY AS AN EXPERT WITNESS

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Cumberland County - Bridgeton, NJ
  • Superior Court of Maryland
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part, Somerset County - Somerville, NJ
  • Delaware Chancery Court
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Special Civil Part, Atlantic County - Atlantic City, NJ
  • United States District Court of the Virgin Islands
  • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • International Arbitration


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THE FORENSIC ACCOUNTING GROUP, INC.

Providing litigation support, damage calculations, and forensic investigations since 1995
6 Campus Drive | Parsippany, NJ 07054 | (973) 292-3100
368 West 9th Street | Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008 | (609) 494-3222
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The Forensic Accounting Group, Inc. specializes in providing litigation services, due diligence review, business valuation, business consulting, claim investigation, expert witness services and more to individuals and businesses. From our offices in New Jersey, we are proud to serve our surrounding communities, as well as, clients throughout the United States and beyond. Our team of highly experienced forensic accountants establish financial facts and assist our clients to reach a fair and reasonable outcome. The Forensic Accounting Group, Inc. ©2014