A respected financial executive, Neil Pirozzi most recently served as Director of Client Services for D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.', a global investment and technology development firm with offices in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Neil Pirozzi set up a family office in New York, New York, for the company’s managing directors and developed its financial platform, hired staff, recruited clients, and prepared a services brochure. He managed all household employees, structured investment strategies, developed estate plans for all of the managing directors, established a risk management plan for them, and managed their major assets. A Certified Public Accountant since 1985, Neil Pirozzi drew on extensive experience.
Prior to Neil Pirozzi’s role at D. E. Shaw, he worked for years at five different firms. As a Staff Accountant at Trager Glass & Company in New York, he analyzed and reviewed financial reports and tax returns for clients in the construction, real estate, retail, and insurance sectors. Touche Ross & Company in New York hired Neil Pirozzi in February of 1985 to review and analyze SEC filings, press releases and consolidations, and also to forecast cash flow and supervise six staff accountants. In 1988, Neil Pirozzi joined Vernitron Corporation, an electronics manufacturing company in New York, as Manager of Financial Reporting. From 1991 to 2002, he served as Controller at New York’s Olayan America Corporation.
In 1983, Neil Pirozzi graduated with his Bachelor of Science from Fordham University in Bronx, New York, where he majored in public accounting. He is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), an organization that provides professional skill refreshment, education, training programs, publications, and other services to CPAs. Neil Pirozzi also serves as a member of a social club that offers dining, a huge library, and athletic facilities. Outside of his professional endeavors, Neil Pirozzi spends his free time playing golf, tennis, and squash. He also enjoys reading the works of authors such as Pat Conroy and Nelson DeMille, listing The Prince of Tides and The Gold Coast as two of his favorite novels.