Partner, Business Valuation & Litigation Support

John A. Cacchiotti, Jr. (Jack) is a Co-Founder and 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 30 years of accounting plus business experience, Jack leads the firm’s highly specialized Business Valuation and Litigation Support department. He is one of the few CPAs who have earned both the Accredited in Business Valuation designation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation by the American Society of Appraisers.

Jack navigates through complex issues and leverages his depth of expertise to deliver valuations for matters pertaining to estate planning and gifting, divorce litigation, C Corporation to S Corporation conversions, mergers and acquisitions, bank financing, buy-sell agreements, shareholder disputes, employee stock ownership plans, and purchase price allocations.

Jack’s unique business perspective is rooted in his tenure as Controller for several divisions of a NASDAQ publicly traded company. Since helping to establish Restivo Monacelli over three decades ago, Jack has guided clients across diverse industries through an ever-changing landscape in order to provide forward-thinking solutions that drive profitability and success.

Jack has been qualified as an expert witness and has testified in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts Superior and Family Courts.  He has also been appointed Special Master by the court to assist in settlement of cases before the court.  Jack is a frequent lecturer at seminars sponsored by the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Rhode Island Society of CPAs, and was an instructor for Conflict Resolution Training, Inc. a mediation training firm. In addition, he co-authored the chapter entitled “Deposing Accountants and Economists” in A Practical Guide to Discovery & Depositions in Rhode Island, published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

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Areas of Expertise: Business Valuation & Litigation Support

  • Estate Planning & Gifting

  • Divorce Litigation

  • C to S Corporation Conversions

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Bank Financing

  • Buy-Sell Agreements

  • Shareholder Disputes

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Advanced Credentials:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)

Masters of Science in Taxation (MST)


Professional Affiliations & Board Appointments:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA);
Past Chairman of Business Valuation Committee

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

American Society of Appraisers - Treasurer, Boston Chapter

Christian Hill Community Church - Board of Directors

University of Rhode Island:
B.S. in Accounting

Bryant University: M.S. in Taxation