Member Spotlight: Melissa Ferrucci, CPA and 2019 CREW CT President Elect

June 9, 2019

Melissa Ferrucci, CPA
Senior Manager
CohnReznick LLP

Since joining CREW CT in 2013, Melissa has been one of our most active members. Having already served as Treasurer, she is our President-Elect, slated to take office in January 2020.

Melissa is a Senior Manager at CohnReznick LLP, one of the 12 largest CPA firms in the U.S.  Based in the Hartford office, she has focused on real estate clients during her 16 years with the firm. Melissa has worked with owners, developers, consultants, syndicators and lenders, providing auditing services and guidance on commercial real estate and affordable housing issues. She additionally works closely with the tax department on real estate tax compliance. 

Throughout her career, Melissa also has considerable experience working in the government sector within the State of Connecticut.  Melissa has provided audit and advisory services to both governmental and quasi-governmental agencies including drafting accounting manuals and analyzing and restructuring departments to run more efficiently.  In addition, Melissa has performed examination engagements and CFO advisory services for large municipalities and governmental agencies.

Melissa is a lecturer and developer for the firm’s Commercial Real Estate, Affordable Housing and Government Industry Practice training programs. She is also a National Instructor with CohnReznick’s Learning and Development Team, teaching a variety of staff development programs.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of CREW CT, Melissa also serves on the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Finance Association’s Hartford Chapter, and is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association. 

Over the last six years, Melissa says that she has worked alongside some amazing CREW CT presidents who have done great things for the organization. She says that “I have big shoes to fill but am very excited for the opportunity to serve as President of such an incredible organization in 2020.”

Melissa and her husband Lou live in Naugatuck, where they are raising their two sons, Vinny, age 13 and Gino, age 10. She says that much of her free time is consumed by her boy’s busy sports schedules and spending time on the beach & golfing as much as possible.

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