Steve Burnett, business broker and intermediary, is a 40-year veteran of consulting business owners in multiple industries. He is a nationally recognized certified public accountant, providing expert counsel to clients in business accounting, organization, development, and tax strategies in the Western United States.
Over a three-decade period, Steve built a highly successful accounting firm, Burnett and Company LLP, which ranked in the top ten CPA firms in the Greater Sacramento area, and later was a partner and member of the executive committee in a firm which ranked nationally in the Top 100.
Steve has used his deep knowledge of accounting and taxation in developing and growing closely held businesses. He has worked extensively with contractors, real estate developers, suppliers, and manufacturers for many years.
Steve’s greatest strength is advising his clients in strategies to increase profitability. He is well-versed in estate planning and exit strategies and has excelled in the many roles a trusted advisor performs.
Since 2000, he has served as treasurer, president, and board member for various business associations in the Sacramento region, including NAIOP, Lambda Alpha International, and SRBX, among others. He is a licensed general contractor and real estate and insurance agent and carries the esteemed certifications CCIFP and CGMA. He is a member of AICPA, CFMA, and the California Society of CPA’s.
He has been married to his wife for 44 years, and is the proud father of four children, who have given him five grandchildren.