Steven E. Howell, CPA


Steven E. Howell, CPA, DABFA

845.567.9000 Ext. 217

Steve became a Partner in 1987 and currently serves as partner in the Manufacturing, Wholesale, Retail, and Distribution Industry Practice of the Firm where he is a specialist in corporate accounting, corporate tax planning, projection and budget implementation, succession planning and banking and investment relationship building. Additionally, Steve is a Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accounting and has litigation support experience, having testified on behalf of clients and attorneys.

Professional/Industry/Community Affiliations:

  • New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)—Chapter Representative
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)—Member
  • American Board of Forensic Accounting Diplomate—Member
  • NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts)—Member
  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • Hometown Bank of the Hudson Valley—Past Board of Directors, Past Chairman of the Board
  • Orange County United Way—Past Board of Directors, Past Chairman of the Board
  • Mid-Hudson Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants—Past President
  • Council of Industry—Member


  • Pace University—Bachelor of Business Administration with Magna Cum Laude honors
  • DABFA—Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accountants

Practice Emphasis:

  • Corporate accounting
  • Corporate tax planning, projection, and budget implementation
  • Succession planning
  • Banking investment relationship building
  • Financial statements and tax returns
  • Business valuation

Proven Results:

Eagle Scout Award—1978
George Chosis Scholar Athlete—1980
Eastern College Athletic Conference Athletic Scholar—1982
Orange County United Way Volunteer Award—Marion S. Murphy Neighbors Helping Neighbors—2004 Honoree
Eagle Scout Hall of Fame Inductee—2011
Leadership Orange Hall of Fame Inductee—2017
Distinguished Leadership Award United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region—2017

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