Robert A. Raiola
Director of Sports and Entertainment Group, PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP
Robert Raiola is the Director of the Sports and Entertainment Group and has over 20 years of sophisticated tax experience in both the public and private sector. He provides tax planning strategies and business consulting to high net worth individuals and their families in the sports and entertainment field. Robert is widely known as the "Sports Tax Man" and has a following of approximately 50,000 on Twitter where there is a lively exchange of various sports, entertainment and tax topics.
Robert is a contributing writer for Sports Illustrated and appears frequently on ESPN's SportsCenter, Fox Business New, Sirius XM NFL Drive and a variety of national radio and talk show programs. He co-authored the AICPA book, Winning Tax Strategies for Athletes & Entertainers, and has lectured nationally on the topic.
In honor of his remarkable presence in the Sports Industry, Robert was featured in the 2016 Topps® Allen & Ginter® baseball card collection. In addition, Robert was a founding trustee of the Chatham Athletic Foundation, an organization based in Chatham, NJ, which focuses on promoting youth athletics and safety in athletics through public education programs. In June 2011, Robert received the Chatham Jaycees Distinguished Services Award for his work with the Chatham Athletic Foundation.