Katy DeFilippo

CPA | Senior Manager


A hiker, traveler, concertgoer, and recent transplant to the Pacific Northwest, chances are you will find Katy on the move.

When she’s not out and about, Katy can be found reading one—or more—of the 35 novels she reads each year, watching thrillers, or cheering on her favorite football team, the Buffalo Bills.

Katy is a senior manager in the firm’s audit and assurance practice. She has experience working in the real estate and hospitality industry, including commercial real estate clients and hotels, as well as affordable and low-income housing. She also has experience working with manufacturing companies, and employee benefit plan audits.

Practice Emphasis

  • Financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for privately held businesses and not-for-profit entities
  • Financial statement and compliance audits of employee benefit plans

Proven Results

  • Performed and supervised audits and reviews for not-for-profit organizations and privately held companies.
  • Worked closely with clients to strengthen their internal control systems and business practices.
  • Worked closely with Clark Nuber team members to provide clients with superior customer service.


  • State University of New York College at Geneseo, BS Accounting, Summa Cum Laude
  • Buffalo State College, MS Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Former Treasurer of For Our Daughters (NFP organization located in Buffalo, NY)

My Life by the Numbers


Countries visited.


Novels read each year.


Guitars in her guest bedroom.


Number of miles driven to move to Seattle from Buffalo, NY.


Number of cranes she can see from her apartment window (Seattle is the perfect place from someone specializing in the real estate niche).

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