• Accounting and estate planning professionals do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Certified Public
Accountants or Estate Planning Attorneys. Once awarded, accounting and estate planning professionals may opt to purchase additional
profile ad space or related award promotional products. • The Five Star award is not indicative of an accounting or estate planning
professional’s future performance. • The inclusion of an accounting or estate planning professional on the Five Star Certified Public
Accountants or Estate Planning Attorneys list should not be construed as an endorsement of the professional by Five Star Professional or
Pittsburgh Magazine. • Five Star Professional is not an advisory firm, and the content of this article should not be considered financial
advice. For more information on the Five Star award, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com. • 931 award candidates in the Pittsburgh area
were considered for the Five Star Certified Public Accountant award. 13 (approximately 2 percent of the award candidates) were named
2014 Five Star Certified Public Accountants. • 521 award candidates in the Pittsburgh area were considered for the Five Star Estate
Planning Attorney award. 11 (approximately 3 percent of the award candidates) were named 2014 Five Star Estate Planning Attorneys.
• The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided.
Paul Amoroso ; Paul J. Amoroso & Associates
Thomas Bakaitus ; Herbein and Company
Wesley W. Creese ; Hefren-Tillotson
Joseph Dickert ; Reddinger, Will, Gallagher
Karna Goldsmith ; Karna C. Goldsmith, CPA
Daniel Hellmann ; Case | Sabatini Page 27
Steven Kohman ; Lange Financial Group
Gregory Kornick ; Chemel Kornick & Company
Jonathan Kratsas ; Mercadante & Company
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Carol Miller ; Damratoski & Company
Leslie Neighbors ; Labriola Neighbors
Matthew J. Nichter ; Nichter Wealth Management
Donald Reddinger ; Reddinger, Will, Gallagher
Christopher Abernethy ; Abernethy, Auld & Young
Mary Jo Corsetti ; Williams Coulson
Bradley Franc ; Houston Harbaugh
LeRoy Metz II ; Metz, Lewis, Brodman,
Michael J. Pater ; Attorney Michael J. Pater
Vincent J. Roskovensky II ; Vincent J.
Mario Santilli, Jr. ; Cohen & Grigsby
James Shields ; Shields & Boris Page 29
Charles Vater ; Tucker Arensberg
Raymond C. Vogliano ; Eckert Seamans Cherin
Edward Wojnaroski, Jr. ; Williams Coulson
Award winners listed by primary services and listed alphabetically by last name.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the federally registered CFP (with flame logo) in the U.S., which it awards
to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements. The Chartered Financial Consultant credential [ChFC®] is a financial planning designation
awarded by The American College.
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is not based on opinions,
attitudes or emotions.”
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until they know how much you care.
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