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Saddle Brook Office

Park 80 West, Plaza One

250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 101
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
phone 1.201.487.8383
fax 1.201.490.2080

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Woodbridge Office (at the David T. Wilentz Tower)

90 Woodbridge Center Drive,
Suite 720
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
phone 1.732.634.4400
fax 1.201.490.0997

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New York City Office

369 Lexington Avenue, 16th Floor
New York, New York 10017
phone 1.212.660.0050
fax 1.212.898.9050

(between E. 40th and E. 41st Street on Lexington Ave.)

John C. Guttilla, CPA

“Success in the real estate marketplace in the 21st century will depend in large part on sound business plans that increase profits, penetrate new markets, and offer innovative real estate development ideas. RotenbergMeril helps real estate developers design forecasts and projections that assess the risks and opportunities of varying courses of action.”
-John Guttilla, Partner

John Guttilla is the director of the RotenbergMeril’s Financial Services Department and co-manages the RotenbergMeril Real Estate Services Group. He has performed detailed tax structuring analyses relating to acquisitions and dispositions of real estate. His expertise in the real estate field includes public and private syndicates, commercial and residential developers, management companies, and hotels.

John is also actively involved in tax planning and compliance for a wide range of industries including entertainment, brokerage, manufacturing, printing, restaurant, and construction.

Professional Highlights:

  • Managing the real estate tax certiorari audit practice of the firm, which includes providing these services to large Real Estate Investment Trust’s and individual commercial and residential property owners.
  • Overseeing the re-creation of financial records of a WTC based brokerage firm after 9/11
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing business processes for companies, from manual controls and work-flow through computer systems implementation.
  • Elected a director of Orchids Paper Products Company (AMEX) and member of their audit committee

John is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York Society of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He has been awarded the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuation and has passed the NASD Series 27 Examination for Financial and Operations Principals. He is a member of the New York State Society Stock Brokerage and Real Estate Committees.

John holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Fordham University and a Masters in Taxation from St. John's University. Prior to joining RotenbergMeril in 1988, John was in the tax departments of Kenneth Leventhal & Company and Arthur Young & Company.

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