Lou Pizzileo is a Partner at Grassi & Co., and plays a key managing role in the Firm’s Manufacturing & Distribution Practice. Lou’s specialty is early stage and middle market companies, both public and privately held, in the technology, and manufacturing and distribution industries.
Lou assists his clients in many roles, from advising start-up technology companies in areas such as accounting for stock compensation and financings, to helping post-IPO clients navigate the SEC reporting requirements and audit process. Lou has more than 15 years of diversified public accounting experience.
Earlier in his career, Lou worked for two “Big 4” firms and as a part of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). At his former national firm, Lou created and led a nation-wide Technology Practice, where he assisted some of New York’s marquee technology start-ups through their initial audits.
Lou serves on his local Board of Education Audit Committee. He was also selected as an honoree for the 2012 Long Island Business News “40 Under 40” Awards.
Lou is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSCPA).
Lou graduated from Long Island University with a B.S. in Accounting.