Meet Our Team

Luigi Pinotti

Luigi Pinotti, a native of San Francisco's North Beach, received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of San Francisco. Before creating Pinotti & Associates, Inc., in 2008, Lou was a valued member of Calegari & Morris where he served his clientele of small businesses, contractors, real estate companies and individuals for over 23 years. He has also held positions in the tax departments of two San Francisco accounting firms: John F. Forbes & Co. and KMG Main Hurdmann, where he was a tax supervisor.An active member of his community, Lou participates in a number of North Beach organizations. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Italian American Community Services Agency and is the Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club.
 

Luigi Pinotti
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.216.0966 | Fax: 415.373.3999
lou@pinotti.net

Salvatore Crivello

Salvatore received his Bachelor of Arts in International Management with a concentration in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, from Dominican University of California in San Rafael, California. Salvatore is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of California and in the District of Columbia.

Before joining Pinotti and Associates, Sal was a senior manager with Deloitte Tax LLP where he focused on the taxation of partnerships and limited liability companies primarily in the venture capital and private equity industries. Much of his experience involves advising clients on transactions regarding joint ventures, restructurings, and preparation and review of tax returns. From October 2013, to October 2016, Sal served as a member of Deloitte's Washington National Tax Passthroughs Group in Washington, D.C. where he specialized in federal partnership taxation. He has consulted clients and worked together with legal counsel on tax planning and structuring using partnerships for clients in the aerospace, energy, financial services, manufacturing, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical industries. 

Outside of work, Sal serves on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Baseball Academy , enjoys traveling domestically and internationally, playing guitar, and spending time with his fiancé.

Salvatore Crivello
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.216.0968 | Fax: 415.799.2228
salvatore@pinotti.net

Ron Ragusa

Ron Ragusa started with Pinotti and Associates in 2005 as a seasonal tax preparer. Since February 2017, Ron has been a full-time staff accountant.

 

Ron spent 32 years working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Community Planning and Development Division.


Ron graduated from San Francisco State University in January 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Accounting). Ron earned his CPA in 2013 and is a member of the California Society of Public Accountants.

 

 

 

Ron was born in North Beach and raised in the Marina District of San Francisco. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1979. Ron and his wife Michelle reside and raised their three children in North Beach. He enjoys watching all sports, playing golf, and daily workouts at the Bay Club. He has been a member of the SF Italian Athletic Club since 1992.

 

Ron Ragusa
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.477.7028 | Fax: 415.233.4628
ron@pinotti.net

Brendan Dwyer

Brendan graduated Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco in 2008 with a degree in accounting. Shortly after graduation he worked as a staff accountant in Hood & Strong's tax department.

 

Brendan is a licensed CPA in the State of California. He joined Pinotti and Associates in 2011 and has been vital in our growth and development. Brendan's areas of expertise are compliance for individuals and pass-through entities, audit representations against the IRS and FTB as well as tax planning.

 

 

Brendan's biggest assets are his availability to his clients as well as his hands-on approach to helping clients minimize their tax liability while not exposing them to tax authorities.

 

 

Outside of work, Brendan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, golfing, exercising and watching football.
 

 

Brendan Dwyer, CPA
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.293.8824   | Fax: 415.592.5824 
bdwyer@pinottiandassociates.com

Filippo D'Asaro

Filippo D'Asaro has been a part of Pinotti And Associates for over 7 years.  His field of expertise is in individual tax preparation and small business accounting.

 

Filippo is a CTEC registered Tax Preparer and listed on the National Directory of Registered Tax Preparers and Professionals.

 

 

Before joining Pinotti & Associates, Filippo worked for Pitney Bowes as a service technician earning his A+ certification. He has also worked in the restaurant industry in accounting and management.

 

 

Born and raised in San Francisco's North Beach, he obtained an Associate Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from City College of San Francisco and later finishing up his education at San Francisco State University.

 

 

Filippo, an avid soccer fan will impress with his knowledge of Serie A (Italian Soccer) and the Premier League (English Soccer).
 

 

Phil D'Asaro, CRTP
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.216.0967 | Fax: 415.287.3667
pdasaro@pinottiandassociates.com

Larry Battaglia

Larry Battaglia has been with Pinotti and Associates since 2009. He has worked in the Accounting field for over forty (40) years and he has over fifteen (15) years of experience in the Tax preparation field. Larry is a CTEC registered Tax Preparer, a California Notary Public and a Microsoft Certified professional. He has performed accounting functions for a wide range of clientele which include: retailers, dairy product production, farming, restaurants, manufacturing, credit processors and private high wealth individuals. Larry has worked on tax returns for individuals, partnerships, LLC's, LLP's and corporations.


Born and raised in San Francisco, he attended City College of San Francisco and San Francisco State University . Larry has also served on the Board of Director's of local nonĀ­profit organizations.


 

Larry Battaglia
Pinotti and Associates, Inc.
1527 Stockton St – 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: 415.216.0969 | Fax: 415.689.5769
larry@pinotti.net