Saratoga Springs, NY (January 20, 2021) Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki, CPAs (FAZ) is pleased to announce the addition of Duff W. Driscoll, CPA/ABV as Director in its Business Valuation Group. Driscoll is a Certified Public Accountant with over thirty-five (35) years of public accounting experience, including several years with Big 4 firm, Ernst and Young.
Having specialized in valuation and litigation support services for over twenty-five (25) years, he has participated in more than six hundred (600) litigation cases performing valuations and/or economic damage assessments and ancillary services. Valuation subjects have included closely held businesses, professional practices, licenses and pension plan benefits for use in domestic relations and shareholder dispute cases. His economic damage assessments have been performed in connection with matters that include, but are not limited to, business interruption, breach of contract, fraud, professional malpractice, and personal injury claims.
In addition, he has participated in more than four hundred (400) independent business, professional practice license, and pension benefit valuations for a variety of purposes including litigation, mergers and acquisitions, buy and sell transactions, and estate and gift tax matters.
Driscoll is qualified as a financial expert and has provided in-court testimony in support of his valuation and other economic findings and opinions in New York State Supreme Court in several different counties, U.S. District Court, New York State’s Court of Claims and in New York and Vermont Family Courts.
“I’m excited to have joined FAZ, a leading forensic accounting, valuation and business advisory firm, to help support their growing business valuation, business advisory and forensic accounting efforts”, Driscoll said. “For decades, the FAZ team has served as valued forensic experts and business advisors and has built a strong reputation throughout the Capital Region and the entire Northeast.”
“Duff is a great addition to our team, and he brought a wealth of extremely valuable experience in the areas of business valuation and economic damage assessments to FAZ,” said FAZ partner Stephen Ferraro. “Our valuation work has seen significant growth in recent years and Duff will continue to be a great resource for our clients, as well as our team members in the strategic expansion of our business valuation and related services.”