Michael Curto is a partner in the metro Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., office of Novogradac, where he focuses on providing auditing and consulting services for a wide range of privately held, nonprofit and publicly traded companies. Throughout his career, he has provided oversight and review of assurance engagements, as well as provided guidance on complex accounting issues. Before joining Novogradac, Mr. Curto was a partner at Marcum LLP for more than eight years, where he oversaw assurance and consulting engagements, as well as provided quality control review. Mr. Curto has extensive experience with clients in many industries, including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, health care, insurance, and professional service and employee benefit plans. In addition to providing assurance services, Mr. Curto also provides merger and acquisition due diligence, including buy-side and sell-side quality of earnings engagements for companies in these industries. Mr. Curto has performed auditing services for employee benefit plans throughout his career. Mr. Curto regularly attends the annual American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s Employee Benefit Plan Conference. Mr. Curto is a qualified peer review team captain and regularly performs peer reviews under the AICPA Peer Review Program. Mr. Curto has regularly taught professional education courses on a wide variety of topics throughout his career. He graduated from Bentley University and is licensed in Florida as a certified public accountant.