Warwick, RI — March 24, 2020 — DiSanto, Priest & Co., a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with over 50 years of service, is pleased to announce its inclusion in Accounting Today’s list of Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders

Each year, Accounting Today ranks national and local accounting firms to assess growth and success throughout the previous year. In the New England region, DiSanto, Priest & Co. ranked among the top 20 accounting firms, demonstrating its continued growth as a financial advisor for middle market businesses.

Emilio Colapietro, Managing Partner of DiSanto, Priest & Co., says, “It is an honor to be recognized among the nation’s leading accounting firms. This is a true testament to the hard work our team puts in every day to grow alongside our clients as we continue to create specialized tax, audit, and advisory solutions.” 

DiSanto, Priest & Co. has consistently been ranked as one of the top New England-based accounting firms according to Accounting Today, and last year it was ranked No. 4 on Accounting Today’s Fastest Growing Firms in the U.S. 2019. Additionally, DiSanto, Priest & Co. has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by Providence Business News for eight years in a row. In 2014, the firm was honored with The American Institute of CPA’s Public Service Award for Firms in recognition of its charitable work in communities throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

In 2020, DiSanto, Priest & Co. continues to prove its commitment as a regional leader through client service initiatives and philanthropic efforts. The firm recently added a new Partner, Frank F. Previti, CPA/CFF, CFE, based on his dedication and expertise in auditing, financial reporting, and forensic investigation. Additionally, the firm’s charitable arm, the DiSanto Priest Charitable Foundation, participated in and donated to the Meeting Street Telethon to honor the memory of longtime friend to the firm, Nick Cardi. 


DiSanto, Priest & Co. serves as business advisor for today’s leading privately-held companies, with teams dedicated to serving the cannabis, construction, commercial fishing, distribution, manufacturing, precious metals, professional services, real estate, retail, and technology industries. As a firm purposely built to serve privately-held businesses, it provides the full array of tax planning, tax compliance, assurance and wealth advisory services to the owner operators of those closely-held entities.