Bringing A Fresh Perspective

At Gardner & Capparelli, we are entrepreneurs bringing a fresh perspective to the public accounting industry. With our progressive approach and outside-the-box thinking, you’ll re-imagine the way you view your CPA. We strive to make a meaningful impact in our community by helping our clients reach their fullest potential while maintaining the highest quality of life for every member of our organization.

Matt Gardner
Matt Gardner


For almost 10 years, Matt gained valuable experience with a local, large public accounting firm as a senior manager. During his career, he also served as treasurer for the largest olive oil importer and distributor in the U.S.

A very active member of our community, Matt serves on several local boards, including Syracuse CoWorks and First Tee of Syracuse. He is an avid golfer and long-time member of Tuscarora Golf Club.

Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Matt graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego and lives in Westvale with his wife Beth and dog Lily.

Matt Gardner
Jim Capparelli


Jim has nearly a decade of public accounting experience. He got his start at a small CPA practice, gaining extensive experience working with small businesses. Jim spent the past five years with a local, large public accounting firm as a tax supervisor.

When it comes to giving back to the community, Jim serves on the steering committee of Young Leaders United, an affinity group of the United Way of CNY.

Jim was also born and raised in Syracuse. He is a graduate of Le Moyne College and lives in Cicero with his wife Janet, daughter Julia and dog Emma.

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Morgan Siewert

Project Controller

Morgan joined the G&C team in the winter of 2017 as Project Controller.  She started her career in commercial real estate for two well-known companies in Syracuse.  Morgan’s experience and focus is in financial reporting, cash management, along with budgeting and forecasting.

Morgan enjoys hiking the Adirondack high peaks, traveling, and spending time with her family.  She is also an avid runner, qualifying and successfully finishing the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Also born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Morgan graduated from Le Moyne College.  She lives in Westvale with her husband Erik, and dog Denver.

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Stephen Greiner

Chief Intern

Stephen joined G&C in the fall of 2016 as the firm’s first intern! He’s currently working on his master’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego. Stephen is a world traveler, most recently spending a semester in Sydney, Australia where he worked for a digital marketing firm. He also has experience working in finance for a telecommunications company.

Stephen was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He is an avid outdoorsman and still enjoys mixing it up on the hockey rink. He currently resides on Tipperary Hill in Syracuse.


Areas of Experience

Closely Held Businesses

Emerging Markets &
Start-Up Organizations

Real Estate &

Professional Service

Hospitality, Retail
& Restaurants

& Distribution


Physician & Dental

Our Services

Business & Individual
Tax Return Preparation
& Planning

Financial Statement Audits,
Reviews & Compilations

Chief Financial Officer
& Controller Outsourcing

Business Consulting
for Start-Up

Representation Before
Federal & State Tax

Sales & Use Tax

Trust & Estate
Tax Return Preparation
& Planning

Bookkeeping &
Financial Oversight


Gardner & Capparelli CPAs, LLP
304 South Franklin Street, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13202


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