Brian Petersen, CPA
Mr. Petersen began his career in public accounting with a small Long Island-based firm. He joined AVZ in September 2006 and was promoted to principal in 2017. Mr. Petersen is an accounting and auditing principal with over 15 years of industry experience. He is involved in the planning and supervision of various auditing, review and consulting engagements. His clients include various local municipalities, public benefit agencies, non-profit organizations, construction contractors and small businesses. He assists his clients with accounting systems and controls, budgeting and planning and guides them through the compliance requirements of Federal, State and other regulatory agencies, including Public Authority Accountability Act.
Mr. Petersen holds a Bachelor/Masters of Science in Accounting from LIU Southampton College, Southampton, NY. He sits on the Board of the Suffolk Community College Foundation and his professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), The Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA), and The New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO).