Posted on December 17, 2020

Nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm The Bonadio Group continues along its growth trajectory, adding more than 60 assistant accountants throughout the firm’s footprint, including 11 in Syracuse. Additionally, nearly 160 current employees were promoted to new positions, effective January 1, 2021 - this includes 23 in the firm's Syracuse office.

“In a year that brought many challenges, we’re proud to have welcomed so many talented newcomers to our firm, while also recognizing the dedication of our current employees,” said Bruce Zicari, CEO, The Bonadio Group. “More than ever, our people make the difference in helping our firm and our clients thrive. I have no doubt this group of up and coming accountants will have an immediate positive impact.”

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, The Bonadio Group has continued to prioritize rewarding and recognizing employees via uninterrupted performance reviews and raises, as well as a sizeable bonus pool despite the difficult times.

“It’s more important than ever for our firm to celebrate the accomplishments and hard work of our people,” said Heather Rudes, Senior Director of Human Resources, The Bonadio Group. “With so many of our employees tackling unique challenges outside of the workplace while exceeding expectations associated with their day-to-day deliverables, we need to continue to recognize our people to demonstrate our appreciation and gratitude. We value their commitment to Bonadio and want them to share in the firm’s successes.”

About The Bonadio Group

Founded in 1978, The Bonadio Group is a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm offering accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients of all sizes. The Firm’s professionals deliver practical, proactive, and innovative solutions to help clients reach their financial, compliance, management, and personal goals. The Bonadio Group is the largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services in upstate New York—with offices in Albany, Batavia, Buffalo, East Aurora, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica. The Bonadio Group also has offices in New York City, Rutland, Vt., and Dallas. For more information, visit

Other Member News

October 3, 2023

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Appoints Simone E. Edwards as VP Health Equity and Community Investments

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announces the appointment of Simone E. Edwards, DrPH, MPH, as vice president health equity and community investments.

AmeriCU Credit Union’s Home Buyers Trivia Night
October 2, 2023

AmeriCU Credit Union’s Home Buyers Trivia Night: Where Knowledge Meets Entertainment

Join the AmeriCU Mortgage team for a night of education, prizes, and the opportunity to seek preapproval on the spot.

Halloween Bash at the Fulton Farmers' Market
September 26, 2023

Last Day of the Market Halloween Bash Fulton

Join us for the last Fulton Farmers' Market of the season for a Halloween Bash!

Halloween Bash at the Oswego Farmers' Market
September 26, 2023

Last Day of the Market Halloween Bash Oswego

Join us on for the last Oswego Farmers' Market of the season with a Halloween Bash!

3rd Annual Fulton Fall Festival
September 26, 2023

2023 Fulton Fall Festival

Join us for the third annual Fulton Fall Festival! Presented by The Special Events Committee and sponsored by Oswego Health!

Pumpkin Fest Returns!
September 25, 2023

Pumpkin Fest Returns!

The CNY Pumpkin Festival returns to the City of Oswego’s Washington Square Park.

Oswego Industries Open House
September 22, 2023

Oswego Industries Open House

Taking place Sept. 28 from 4 to 6 p.m., it's an opportunity to reconnect with the administrative team and learn more about the organization.

Syracuse Inner Harbor Fest
September 20, 2023

Syracuse Inner Harbor Fest: A New Event in Support of Clear Path For Veterans

A 3-day festival at Syracuse’s Inner Harbor, packed with excitement for all ages.

Excellus BCBS logo
September 20, 2023

Excellus BCBS Medicaid HMO Among the Nation’s Best-Rated

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is one of just 13 health plans nationwide to earn 4.5 stars (out of a possible five) and accreditation for its Medicaid HMO from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.