Gary DeBellis, CPA, PFS


As a partner, Gary communicates and anticipates the best plan for his client’s next step. This allows him to help his clients achieve their goals.

Gary strives to deliver timely and accurate advice to help businesses and individual clients become more successful. He specializes in trust, estate, individual taxation and retirement planning. As the Tax Department Chair, Gary manages the daily operations of the department and development of staff. He monitors policy, procedures and tax law updates.

Gary began his career at the firm in 1985. He likes to be involved in the community. He is the Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee for the Board of Governors at the Tennis Club of Rochester. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Rochester. Gary was previously a Trustee and member of the Finance and Investment Committees for the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School; a past Board of Management member and Chairman of its Finance Committee for the Northwest Branch of the YMCA; and a past co-chair of the United Way Success-by-Six Investment Team.

Outside of work, Gary has a passion for tennis and plays several times a week. He is part of the USTA League and competes throughout the year. Gary has won various trophies and medals but his favorite by far is the “Best Grandpa” award.