Phillip M. Ross


Phillip Ross, CPA, CGMA is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP and serves as the Leader of the Firm’s Architecture and Engineering and Construction Industry Groups. His clients range from aggressively growing companies to well-established firms in construction, architecture, engineering, and real estate and development. Phillip provides attentive service to his clients and works with them to achieve their accounting, business and financial goals.

Throughout his career, Phillip has assisted clients in securing financing, mergers and acquisitions, business consulting, tax planning and strategies, succession planning and re-structuring. He is frequently sought after as a speaker by major banks and other financial institutions and organizations in the Tri-State region. Phillip graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fordham University, where he received his B.S. in Accounting.

Phillip is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-NY) where he serves on the CFO Committee, the New York Building Congress (NYBC) and also serves on the New York Building Foundation Board and is a member of the Subcontractors Trade Association (STA), the General Contractors Association (GCA) and the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY). Additionally, he is a member of the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society for Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). He is a regular contributor to various trade journals and a speaker at industry events.

  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Construction
  • Real Estate


  • Anchin Announces Winners of 2017 New York Construction AwardsJune 22, 2017

    Anchin Block & Anchin LLP, host of the annual New York Construction Awards, awarded innovators, leaders and rising stars in the construction, architecture and engineering industries on June 14, 2017. This year’s winners were announced at an elegant ceremony at Bloomberg L.P. in New York City.

  • Anchin Announces Winners of 2017 New York Construction AwardsMay 24, 2017

    Anchin Block & Anchin LLP, host of the annual New York Construction Awards, has announced this year's winners.

  • Anchin Construction & Development ForumFebruary 9, 2017

    The third annual Anchin Construction & Development Forum was held on February 9, 2017 at the TKP New York Conference Center. Hundreds of incredible, high-level professionals whose work greatly impacts the real estate, construction, architecture and engineering landscapes of the greater New York City area, came together to discuss trends, forecasts, ideas, innovations and other relevant topics.

  • Five Technology Innovations SharedFebruary 9, 2017

    At the 2017 Anchin Construction & Development Forum, Mark Boekenheide of Hudson Yards, Jonathan Drescher of The Durst Organization, James Hannah of Bright Power, AJ Pires of Alloy, Peter Rosenthal of Savanna and Mitchel Simpler of Jaros, Baum & Bolles discussed the exciting and often risky topic of innovation as it relates to construction, design and development in and around NYC.

  • Paid Sick Leave to Be Required for Employees of Federal ContractorsSeptember 30, 2015

    Dear Construction Clients and Friends,

    On September 7, 2015, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to offer their employees up to seven days of paid sick leave per year. The executive order will impact contracts entered into on or after January 1, 2017.

  • Innovators, leaders, rising stars singled out at annual Anchin awardsJuly 16, 2015

    Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP held its annual New York Construction Awards honoring construction, architecture and engineering industry innovators, leaders and rising stars.

  • Does Your Firm Have A Self-Insured Health Plan?November 25, 2014

    To our Clients and Friends,

    Like most companies, Architecture and Engineering (A&E) firms need a full understanding of how the Affordable Care Act will impact their business so they can accurately budget and plan.

  • Tax Incentives for U.S. Work on Foreign ProjectsJuly 28, 2014

    Many Architecture and Engineering firms are expanding their scope of work into international projects. These companies may be able to reduce overall taxes and increase cash flow with the proper tax planning and structure.

  • Senate Considering Proposal to Eliminate the Cash Basis of Accounting for Many Professional Service FirmsJanuary 27, 2014

    The United States Senate is considering a proposal to eliminate the cash basis of accounting rules that currently exist for many professional service firms, potentially requiring these firms to change their tax method to the accrual basis. This change would greatly impact cash flow, and potentially hinder growth potential in professional service firms.


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  • Tax Considerations for Growing Construction CompaniesJune 6, 2017

    Anchin Partner Phillip M. Ross discusses tax considerations for growing construction companies, specifically adjusting processes to meet requirements that take affect once certain levels of growth are achieved, and methods of preserving cash flow.

  • Trends in the Construction IndustryJune 6, 2017

    Anchin Partner and Construction Practice Leader, Phillip Ross, discusses trends in the construction industry and tips for companies planning to accommodate new trends.

  • Succession Planning for Architecture and Engineering FirmsJune 3, 2017

    Anchin Partner Phillip Ross, Architecture and Engineering Group Practice Leader, discusses considerations that A&E firms should focus on when planning for the succession or transition of the business.

  • Welcome and KeynoteJune 14, 2016

    At the 2016 New York Construction Awards, Phillip Ross, Partner at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, welcomed attendees and Richard T. Anderson, President of the…

  • Achieving Tax Savings February 12, 2016

    Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Partner Phil Ross talks about achieving tax savings.…

  • Financial Statement Impact on Surety Bonds February 12, 2016

    Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Partner Phil Ross talks about financial statements and their impact on surety programs.…

  • Architects & Engineers February 7, 2016

    Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP Partner Phil Ross talks about Architects & Engineers.…

  • 10th Annual State of the Construction Industry 2015 October 7, 2015

    Watch our State of the Construction Industry lookback!…

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