Meet Our Team

Meet Our Partners:

Daniel E. Rifkin, CPA

Dan is the managing partner of the firm and has been practicing public accounting since 1993. Dan began his career under the guidance of the firm's founder and Dan's father, Gilbert Rifkin, CPA. Dan became a partner in the firm in 1998 and managing partner in 2003. Dan provides services to closely held businesses and individuals, including tax planning, tax preparation, compilations, audits, and reviews. Additionally, Dan has served on the board of numerous not for profit organizations over the years and currently serves as a board member at ConnectOne Bank and as a trustee on the board of St. Thomas Aquinas College.  Dan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. 


David Aron, CPA

David has been practicing public accounting since 1982. David became a partner in the firm in 1994. David provides services to closely held businesses and individuals, including tax planning, tax preparation, compilations, audits, and reviews. David also has a specialty in common interest realty associations. David has served on numerous not for profit boards of directors and is currently serving as Treasurer of the board of directors of BRIDGES. David is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. 


Mitchell L. Gusler, CPA, CVA

Mitch has been practicing public accounting since 1980. He began his career in Westchester and joined Rifkin & Company, LLP as a partner in 1998. Mitch provides services to closely held businesses and individuals, including tax planning, tax preparation, compilations, audits, and reviews. Mitch also is a Certified Valuation Analyst and provided valuation services for businesses, estates and legal matters.  Mitch previously served on the board of directors of the New York State Society of CPA's and is currently serving on the board of directors of Meals on Wheels and The Rockland Community College Foundation. Mitch is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New York State Society of CPAs and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.  


Kevin R. Francis, CPA

Kevin has been practicing public accounting since 1993. He began his career in Maine and moved to New York joining Rifkin & Company, LLP as a partner in 1999. Kevin provides services to closely held businesses and individuals, including tax planning, tax preparation, compilations, audits, and reviews. Kevin also has a specialty in performing attest services for both for profit and not for profit entities.  Kevin has served on the board of numerous not for profit organizations over the years and is currently serving as the Treasurer of the board of directors of the Nanuet Rotary Club Foundation, as a board member of the Nanuet West Nyack Rotary Club and as a board member of Montefiore Nyack Hospital Foundation. Kevin is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. 


Steven R. Katz, CPA

Steve has been practicing public accounting since 1979.  After gaining experience at a national CPA firm, he managed his own 6 person firm for over 30 years until joining Rifkin & Company LLP as a senior partner in 2020.  Steve provides tax compliance and tax planning services to high net worth individuals as well as small and medium sized closely held businesses. His specialties include real estate, transportation, and professional services.  Steve is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the state CPA societies of both New York and New Jersey.


Jason C. Lindenbaum, CPA

Jason has been practicing public accounting since 2007.  He began his career in New York City conducting financial and forensic investigations at a global financial services firm.  Jason continued his career at a full-service CPA firm, focusing on closely held entrepreneurial-run businesses and high net worth individuals prior to joining Rifkin & Company, LLP as junior partner in 2020.  Jason provides services to closely held businesses and individuals, including tax planning, tax preparation, compilations, audits, and reviews.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs.


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