Richard Acquista, CPA

Partner

Richard Acquista, CPA

Partner

Richard Acquista brings five decades of knowledge to the accounting field, serving a wide array of individual and business clients. His long-standing relationships with clients, some of which span over 40 years, help to underscore his commitment to going beyond the conventional role of an accountant. He strives to be a trusted advisor offering practical insights into business and tax matters.

Richard is an alumnus of Sacred Heart University, having earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Connecticut. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA).

Richard joined The Innovative CPA Group in 2024 alongside his business partner, George Lazor, integrating their practice, Acquista & Lazor, LLC, which they established in 1995. Before founding Acquista & Lazor, LLC, Richard operated his individual proprietary company, established in 1980. He is currently based in our Bridgeport office.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Sacred Heart University