Bruce A. Desrosiers is a Partner of Restivo Monacelli, an innovative tax, accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Providence, RI and Boca Raton, FL.

As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than 20 years of accounting, tax, plus business experience, Bruce is a key member of the firm's growing tax compliance and consulting practice.

Bruce navigates through complex and ever-changing tax laws to guide a variety of industry groups, including privately held businesses, estates and trusts, individuals and nonprofit organizations. Clients leverage his expertise and forward-thinking approach to avoid tax reporting and compliance errors that have the potential to increase audit risk and damage a company’s reputation with its customers and the marketplace.

Widely recognized as a thought leader on tax related topics, Bruce is a frequent speaker and presenter, and is the co-author of The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis. He also plays a significant role in the development and training of new and existing professional staff. Bruce and his team leverage their depth of expertise to advise clients on the latest tax laws and deliver creative, highly-tailored strategies to minimize taxes and maximize bottom line results.

Bruce began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP in 1994 before joining Sullivan & Company CPA’s LLP in 1997. He continued with the firm through its merger with West Hartford based Blum Shapiro in 2013, where he served as Tax Director until joining Restivo Monacelli LLP.

Advanced Credentials:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Affiliations:

Providence College: B.S. in Accounting


  • Cost Segregation Studies

  • State & Local Taxation

  • Succession Planning

  • Tax Credits & Incentives

  • Tax-Exemption

  • Tax Return Compliance

  • Transaction Advisory

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA)


Bryant University: M.S. in Taxation

Masters of Science in Taxation (MST)

Board Appointments:

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  • Fiduciary Accounting

  • Estate & Trust Compliance

  • Charitable and Gift-Giving Strategies

  • Income Tax Planning & Projections

  • Tax Controversy/Audit support

  • Tax Credits & Incentives

  • Tax Return Compliance

  • Transaction Advisory

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