Steve Merrill

CPA, Director, Insurance Specialist

(716) 701-7658

As a director at Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., Steve Merrill, CPA specializes in audit and advisory services for property and casualty insurers with an emphasis on those with mutual structures.

A graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, Steve worked at an international accounting firm providing audit and assurance to the insurance industry before joining BWB. He also served as vice president of a FINRA-licensed investment banking and professional services firm where he executed client engagements—providing insurance companies with enterprise level financial, strategic and transaction advisory services including on mergers and acquisitions, capital formation and other matters relevant to the executives and Board of Directors of these companies.

Steve contributes to his industry as a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies where he sits on the Financial Management and Market Regulation committees.  Also active in his community, Steve once satisfied his alter ego in sports management while serving a local non-profit organization focused on reviving baseball in inner cities and character development in at-risk youth.

Fun Facts About Steve

What’s the most unusual item in your desk drawer? 1958 Ted Williams baseball card.

What is the No. 1 item on your bucket list?  Travel any place with my family.

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