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About Us

About Our Firm

With a combined experience of over 30 years, Paul Riccabona and Kari McGee have been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as consulting and financial planning.

Riccabona and McGee LLP is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Riccabona and McGee LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Riccabona and McGee LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Paul Riccabona, CPA
Partner

Paul@cpacentralcoast.com (831) 465-1600

Professional History and Focus

Paul Riccabona graduated from San Jose State University in 2003 with a B.S. in Business with emphasis in Accounting. He immediately landed a job at Stamper Capital and Investments as a financial analyst. Paul moved into the accounting world in 2005 with a job as a staff accountant for Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP. Paul excelled at bookkeeping and managing small business clients along with individual and business tax preparation. Paul merged with Codiga and Associates, Inc. in 2008 and received his CPA license in 2009. Paul joined Meisser and Seales LLP in 2011 and started on the path to becoming partner. He achieved his goal in 2016 becoming partner at Meisser Seales Riccabona LLP. Paul has continued to strengthen his tax and accounting skills offering in depth tax planning and analysis for his clients. Paul has developed an expertise in the cannabis industry and provides tax and consulting services for cannabis clients throughout central and Northern California. He especially enjoys S-Corporations and Partnership accounting and tax support.

Volunteer Work

Paul is a former Treasurer of Central Coast Flag Football and was one of the founding members which started in 2009. CCFF is a youth flag football league serving youths in the Aptos and Capitola-Soquel. Currently there are over 300 kids that play each year. In addition, Paul has been a football coach at Aptos High School for the past 9 years enjoying coaching his sons and kids that came through and played in Central Coast Flag Football League.

Other Interests

Paul loves the outdoors in any format. Surfing year round with summer time camping and fishing to wintertime snowboarding. He currently lives in Aptos with his wife Christine raising 3 children, a son Joey and twins Ava and Nicco. He is an avid SF Giants, Warriors and 49ers fan.

  • Riccabona and McGee LLP
  • 2425 Porter Street
  • Soquel, CA 95073
  • Telephone: (831) 221-0720
  • Fax: (831) 316-7939