Steven Monacelli is a Co-Founder and Partner of Restivo Monacelli LLP, an innovative tax, accounting and business advisory firm with offices in Providence, RI and Boca Raton, FL.

As a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of accounting, tax, and business consulting experience, Steven helps clients nationwide implement growth and exit strategies that maximize their business value and personal wealth, and ensure compliance with complex tax laws. In 2015, Steven received a Certificate of Congressional Recognition in honor of being named one of the "Top Public Accounting Professionals for Rhode Island."

Steven stays ahead of the curve on industry trends, regulations and resources in order to provide tax planning strategies and forward-thinking solutions to closely-held businesses across diverse industries. Since 2011, he has provided accounting, tax and consulting services and solutions to companies in the Cannabis Industry across the U.S. In addition, he has successfully represented business and individual clients with multinational interests, multistate taxation, and in complex tax examinations on federal and state levels and he assists business owners and corporate executives with personal financial planning designed to grow and protect their income and assets.

Steven and his Partners formed Restivo Monacelli two decades ago with a uniquely different consulting business model than traditional accounting firms. Their first-hand business experience and diverse skill sets enable them to deliver innovative solutions that drive profitability and success. Prior to establishing Restivo Monacelli, Steven worked for the international accounting firms of KPMG LLP and Ernst & Young LLP.

Advanced Credentials:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Masters of Science in Taxation (MST)

Professional Affiliations:

Bryant University: B.S. in Accounting and M.S. in Taxation


  • Buying and selling businesses

  • Procuring and negotiating financing alternatives

  • Succession planning, including ESOP consulting

  • Dissenting shareholder disputes

  • Results-driven growth & exit strategies for cannabis companies across the U.S.

  • Tax strategy & planning for real estate investments; hospitality, cannabis and service industries including professional services firms and manufacturers

  • Representing closely-held businesses and high-net-worth individuals with multinational interests and multistate taxation

  • Personal financial planning for business owners & corporate executives

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants:

Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

Board Appointments:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA)


The University Club of Providence (2011 - 2017)

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