Terry Pissi, CPA, is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin with more than 30 years of experience. She advises clients in a range of industries including construction, real estate, public relations, wholesale, distribution, advertising and marketing.

Terry takes great pride in truly understanding her clients' businesses and concerns and how those issues affect their personal financial goals; she asks the right questions, listens closely, and responds proactively to her clients’ needs.

She is deeply involved in the career development of Anchin’s professional staff by providing training and mentoring.

Terry chairs both the CARE Committee, which organizes the Firm’s charity and recreational events, and AWIN, Anchin Women's Initiative Network, which focuses on the professional development of women in the Firm. Terry has spent her entire professional career at Anchin, having joined the firm as an intern while in college. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and Women’s Builders Council (WBC).

  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Architecture and Engineering
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Public Relations and Advertising

Success Stories


  • Three Anchin Professionals Named to Crain’s New York Business 2020 List of Notable Women in Accounting and ConsultingOctober 8, 2020

    Anchin is proud to recognize Lami Ajibesin, Mela Garber and Terry Pissi for being awarded inclusion on Crain’s Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting list for 2020. 

  • What A/E/C Firms Need to Remember About the CARES ActAugust 31, 2020

    At this point, so much has happened this year that the CARES Act may seem like old news, yet its tax provisions remain in effect and, in some cases, beyond 2020 (unless subsequent legislation changes them). Careful planning may allow architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) firms to fully benefit from the wide and varying tax relief offered.

  • What You Need to Know about the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) and the Tax Deductibility of Expenses Related to Loan ForgivenessMay 27, 2020

    The PPP Loan Program offers much needed relief to qualified businesses struggling with the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet the ongoing changes to the rules for borrowing and loan forgiveness have made navigating the program and claiming benefits challenging as well. Let’s review a key topic - the taxation of both loan forgiveness and the expenses paid with PPP Loan proceeds.

  • An Overlooked Tax Benefit for Construction Firms: Business Interest Limitation ChangesMay 13, 2020

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was generally a taxpayer-friendly legislation for the business community. However, there were several provisions in that Act that were implemented as revenue raisers to partially offset the cost of those tax breaks. One of those revenue raising provisions was the business interest expense limitation. This limitation can potentially impact construction companies of all entity types. The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act modified and increased the existing 30% business interest limitation to 50% for the years beginning with 2019 and 2020.  For partnerships, this will not apply to years beginning with 2019, but only for 2020.

  • Inside Corporate Accounting: Accounting firms embrace the futureDecember 16, 2019

    Many New York City accounting firms are on the move, as they embrace technological transformation, expand their diversity and inclusion initiatives, and keep clients abreast of the implications of the sweeping Republican tax reform.

Photo Galleries

  • WBC - Meet the Women of GOSRSeptember 13, 2016

    Photo Gallery for Women Builders Council - Meet the Women of GOSR (Governor's Office of Storm Recovery) held at Anchin


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