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Welcome to the website of John E. Russi, CPA, PA serving all of greater Orlando, FL and surrounding areas!

John E. Russi, CPA, PA (accountants, advisors and consultants, is a full service independent public accounting firm offering its clients accounting, advisory and consulting services in a timely and responsive manner at reasonable rates, to individuals and private companies in many industries and lines of work, and not-for-profit enterprises.

Our wide array of services combined with our personalized service and professional results are geared to achieving results that work for you including the following:

  • Personal Accounting
  • Business Accounting and Payroll
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Planning
  • IRS Representation
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Retirement  Planning
  • And More!


Founded in 1981, and relocated to the Dr. Phillips/Bay Hill/Windermere area of Central Florida in 1991.

John E. Russi, CPA, PA (accountants, advisors and consultants) has been providing close personal attention to our clients' needs since 1981.

On this website, you will find information about John E. Russi, CPA, PA, including our list of services. We have also provided you with online resources to assist in the tax process and financial decision-making. These tools include downloadable tax forms and publications, financial calculators, news and links to other useful sites. Whether you are an individual or business in or around Orlando, John E. Russi, CPA, PA has years of valuable experience assisting professionals with their accounting needs.

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For years, John E. Russi, CPA, PA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

John E. Russi, CPA, PA is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. John E. Russi, CPA, PA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose John E. Russi, CPA, PA receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

John E. Russi, CPA 407-345-1191

John E. Russi, CPA is the principal officer of John E. Russi, CPA, PA and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University Of Bridgeport.

A member of the Florida Institute of Certified Pubic Accountants, Mr. Russi has been servicing small and medium sized clients since 1981.

Prior to forming, John E. Russi, CPA, PA, Mr. Russi was controller for a NASDAQ listed multi state multi service public utility company; and Vice President-Finance of a privately owned international construction company.

Mr. Russi has been an adjunct professor of accounting and taxation at Western Connecticut State University and Sacred Heart University.

He has represented clients in such diverse industries as professional practices, services organizations, construction, hospitality, hotels, medical, retail, food service, real estate, convenience stores, home builders and manufacturing.

Mr. Russi has been an active leader and elected official in numerous organizations and governmental bodies.

He has worked with business owners and individuals to assist in tax planning and minimizing their tax burden. He has worked extensively with S corporation tax issues, choice of entity planning, tax research and consultations.

Jason J. Yager, CPA 407-345-1191

Jason J. Yager, CPA has been with the firm since 1999. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in accounting from Saint Leo University in 1996. He began his accounting career in private industry.

Jason earned his CPA license in 1999. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jason's specialties include tax work, IRS representation and other taxing authority representation; review and compilation; Quick Books training; accounting advice; tax preparation and compliance; assist individuals and businesses with their tax and accounting needs; payroll and sales taxes.

He is well versed in QuickBooks and several other accounting packages.

Sean L. Russi 407-345-1191

Sean L. Russi has been with the firm on a full time basis for over 15 years.

He holds his Masters of Accounting and Finance Management Degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management; and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.

He performs review and compilation, payroll and sales tax work.

Sean is currently working on his CPA license.

He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public accountants.

Sean can assist clients in all areas of accounting including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bank reconciliations.

Maria Russi - Office Manager and Administrator 407-345-1191

Maria has been with the firm since it began.

She attended Western Connecticut State University.

She has a thorough background in office management and organization. She has extensive experience in client service and management.

Maria assists clients with the collection and assembly of tax and accounting records.

She recognizes each client's unique issues and their need for quick responses. She also assists clients in responding to IRS notices and the efiling of various tax forms.

Michelle DuMars

Michelle has several years of bookkeeping, tax, and accounting experience, having joined the firm in 2015.

She is a Certified Accounting Paraprofessional through the National Association of Certified Bookkeepers and is a member of FICPA. She received a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Keller Graduate School of Management in 2014 and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business with Concentration in Accounting from University of Phoenix in 2010. Michelle is currently working toward earning her CPA certification.

Her responsibilities include preparation of individual tax returns, compilation and review of financial statements, preparation of sales tax returns and payroll returns.

She can assist clients in all areas of accounting including accounts receivable, accounts payable and bank reconciliations.