Name: Mr. Philip A LaRocco
Title: Senior Professional Lecturer of Accounting
Office Location: Dyson 117B
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 6173
Degrees Held:

MS Taxation - William Howard Taft University
BS Business Administration (Accounting) - Manhattan College


Certified Public Accountant-NY State
Certified Financial Planner


Lives in Wallkill, NY with wife Linda. Have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. Born & raised in NY City. Attended Manhattan College after serving in US Army 1966-1968 (Vietnam 1967-1968). Prior work experience includes small NYC accounting firm, a Fortune 500 company and manufacturing companies. Has owned/operated a small accounting practice in Wallkill, NY since 1985. Courses taught at Marist include: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting 1 & II, Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Advanced Auditing, Tax 1, Government/Not-For-Profit Accounting and Financial Litreracy.


Enjoy bicycle riding, walking, reading, teaching, traveling and being with my grandchildren. I am involved with various community groups.

Awards & Honors:

2015 - Promoted to Senior Professional Lecturer of Accounting

2013 - Marist College Special Recognition Award

2012-2013 - School of Management Faculty Member of The Year

2011 - Excellence in Teaching Award - National Society of Leadership and Success

2009-2010 - School of Management Faculty Member of The Year

Conferences & Workshops:

2014 American Accounting Association Conference - Atlanta, GA

2014 36th Annual Nonprofit Conference - NY City

2012 Western CPE Conference-San Diego, CA

2011 Internal Revenue Service Conference - Orlando, FL

2010 ACL (Audit Command Language) Workshop - Phoenix, Arizona

2009 Tax Planning For Individuals Conference - NY City

2008 Personal Financial Planning & Eldercare Conference-NYC


NY State Society of CPAs