Welcome to DiSanto, Priest & Co.

With origins that date back 50+ years, we are proud to have become one of Southern New England’s premiere professional advisory firms. Over the last several years, DiSanto, Priest & Co. has been recognized for excellence, garnering such awards as the Providence Business News Best Places to Work, our philanthropy work in the community was recognized with a National Public Service award by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and we have been named one of Accounting Today’s Top New England Firms.

DiSanto, Priest & Co. professionals combine practical knowledge with years of experience to provide a level of understanding and service that is unique among professional service firms. The firm takes a team approach to every engagement, ensuring the highest degree of technical knowledge, experience and understanding of current issues and regulatory matters. As a member of BKR International, a worldwide group of independent accounting practices, the Firm’s professionals have added access to a wide range of industry and service specialization.

Our path to success is certainly measured by a number of factors, but ultimately is best gauged by our clients, our people, and our community. At DiSanto, Priest & Co., we are TEAM oriented, and people and client focused, in everything we do. At DiSanto, Priest & Co. our approach to client service starts with taking an integrated team approach. As our firm was literally built to serve privately held businesses, we believe part of what makes us different is how our internal client service teams work seamlessly together. Our philosophy and service approach for privately held business requires that there is seamless communication across assurance and tax teams thus ensuring our clients receive the benefits of different points of view based on service discipline. Providing assurance, tax, and specialty advisory services to businesses and individuals throughout New England, we are genuinely committed to the needs of our clients and their businesses. Our relationships reflect a deep understanding and a keen sensitivity to the unique and changing business and personal financial requirements of today’s world, as well as an authentic regard for those we serve.

At DiSanto, Priest & Co., we think beyond taxes and audits, by focusing on the financial needs of our clients and the possibilities of their future. By employing a client-centric approach we help clients solve problems, meet objectives, explore current and future opportunities and most of all—thrive.

Our achievements are attributable to a team of experienced credentialed professionals. Not only do we have the technical expertise and experience of the “Big 4” firms but the responsiveness, structure, and personal service of a local firm. Equally important, we have a strong civic responsibility and are exceptionally proud of the leadership positions taken by our people in both the profession and in the community, and the impact we have had in our charitable endeavors through our non-profit organization, the Bentley Foundation.

Emilio N. Colapietro

Managing Partner
CPA, MST