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Written on: December 18, 2023

Canton, MA : Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, a consulting, accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in Canton, MA, has announced the retirement of longtime Partner C. Joseph “Joe” Ciccarello, CPA, MST.

Ciccarello joined Gray, Gray & Gray in 1986 and was elected a Partner in 1992. He served as the firm’s Managing Partner (now Leading Partner) from 2008-2017. During his tenure as Managing Partner he spearheaded the acquisition of three accounting firms, helping Gray, Gray & Gray’s annual revenue more than double.

Throughout his career Ciccarello served a wide range of clients, with a special focus on businesses and owners in the energy industry. He helped develop the firm’s FuelExchange™ merger & acquisition advisory service for organizations in the energy and related fields, and became a widely published author and speaker in the energy field. Following his retirement, Ciccarello will serve as a consultant to the firm’s FuelExchange™ group.

A graduate of Bentley University, Joe Ciccarello earned both an undergraduate degree and a Master’s degree in Taxation. He is a native of Sicily, Italy, and he and his family have resided in Natick, MA for many years.

“Joe leaves the firm and his clients in very good hands. For the past 37 years Joe has helped to build and shape the firm we have become, and his work has prepared us for continued success and growth in the future,” said James DeLeo, CPA, MBA/MST, Gray, Gray & Gray’s Leading Partner. “We all wish him a long, healthy, and happy retirement.”

About Gray, Gray & Gray

Gray, Gray & Gray is ranked among the country’s Top 200 accounting firms by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine, which also named them to their “Best of the Best” list as one of the nation’s best-managed firms. The firm serves clients in a broad range of industries. Gray, Gray & Gray is a member of CPAmerica Inc., one of the largest associations of independent accounting firms in the United States. For additional information, call (781) 407-0300 or visit www.gggllp.com.