MBAF’S Miguel G. Farra Named Top 100 U.S. Wealth Advisor Farra is one of eight U.S. accountants acknowledged by the publication. He joins Jack Brister, principal in the Tax and Accounting Department of MBAF, on the list.
BigNews.Biz - Apr 10,2013 - MIAMI– Miguel G.Farra, CPA, JD, and principal-in-charge of the Tax and Accounting Department of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC(MBAF), has been selected as one of the top 100 U.S. wealth advisors by the British publication Citywealth Magazine. The list, in its seventh year, is compiled from nominations within the private wealth management sector and client-based recommendations.
Farra is one of eight U.S. accountants acknowledged by the publication. He joins Jack Brister, principal in the Tax and Accounting Department of MBAF, on the list.
“Having two MBAF principals recognized as the top accountants in the wealth management field by our peers and clients confirms our extensive industry knowledge and commitment to personalized service,”said Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of MBAF.“Mike’s dedication to his clients, wide range of expertise, and years of experience put him at the top of his field, and I commend him on this honor.”
Farra has more than 34 years of experience working with public corporations and high net worth individuals, both domestically and internationally. His experience spans from banking to manufacturing and distribution to automotive dealerships, and he leads a team of highly skilled tax professionals who focus on forensic accounting on voluntary disclosure cases, pre-immigration planning, inbound and outbound corporate structures to minimize worldwide taxation and international tax compliance. Farra’s expertise in forensic accounting has led him to serve as an expert witness in divorce and commercial litigation cases.
He has been recognized for his contributions to the accounting field, the local business community and his charitable efforts by various organizations. Farra was inducted into the Hall of Fame by Miami Dade College, received the Excellence in Accounting Award in International Tax by the South Florida Business Journal, and was presented withthe Twelve Good Men Award from the Ronald McDonald House.
He is a member of many professional and civic organizations including the AICPA, FICPA, American Bar Association and Florida Bar Association, and serves as the Miami Branch Treasurer for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He serves as the Chairman of the Board for Miami Dade College Foundation, on the President’s Council and Accounting Advisory Board for the University of Miami, the Board of Governors for UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Tocqueville Society Co-Chair for the United Way of Miami-Dade, Director for US-Cuba Democracy Political Action Committee, Director for Camillus House, and Treasurer for the International Wine & Food Society.
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Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF) is the 36th largest certified public accounting firm in the nation. For 17 years, INSIDE Public Accounting’s Best of the Best list has ranked MBAF as one of the top 50 performing firms in the country. More than 400 highly-qualified principals and employees serve domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices in more than 44 countries and all 50 states from offices in Miami, New York, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Valhalla (Westchester, NY) and India.