George V. Famiglio, Jr. is the principle of our firm. He began the practice in 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and opened a new office in Sarasota, Florida in 1982. Prior to starting Famiglio & Associates, George worked for George V. Famiglio, Sr., Attorney at Law, Swarthmore School of Music as a advanced guitar teacher, and George V. Famiglio Jr. Real Estate, where he was involved in commercial real estate ventures.
George received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from St. Joseph's College and a Master's of Taxation from Villanova Law School. He completed his business law, accounting, and financial education as a MBA candidate at Drexel University. Additionally he has attained several Master's certificates from Berklee.
George is a Certified Public Accountant, a Personal Financial Specialist, a Certified Financial Planner, a Registered Investment Advisor Agent, and a Certified Fund Specialist. He holds the Series 6, Series 22, Series 26, Series 8, and Series 72, as well as is Insurance Licensed. Additionally, George has been an H.D. Vest Representative since 1987.
George has been admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, a privilege only a few hundred CPAs in the country have received—less than 0.1%.
He sits on, or advises, numerous boards throughout the community, and is involved with several trusts and foundations.
Additionally he is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) & Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).