Steve Lemke, CPA, CCIFP Partner

Steven Lemke is an Audit Partner at Grassi and brings over 18 years of accounting experience to the firm. Steve has experience in preparing financial reports and performing audit, accounting and tax work for clients within the construction, professional services and real estate industries.

Steve’s technical skills, industry knowledge and business acumen have made him a rising star in Grassi’s Construction Practice. He has been instrumental in helping the firm’s construction clients weather the COVID-19 pandemic and has expanded his role to include even more areas of business advisory services, such as emergency loan consulting, to help clients secure and maximize relief.

Steve actively supports the construction industry outside the office as well, taking on leadership roles such as Chair of the NYSSCPA’s Construction Contractors Committee and sharing his knowledge and expertise as a speaker at industry events. He is a go-to resource on GAAP accounting, revenue recognition, cash flow projections, Paycheck Protection Program loans and other financial considerations for contractors and subcontractors.

He also goes the extra mile within Grassi, serving on the firm’s Audit & Accounting Committee, Construction Think Tank, and Construction Marketing and Business Development group. He mentors the up-and-coming Construction accounting professionals at Grassi and leads training programs to aid in their professional development and advancement.

Prior to joining Grassi, Steven was a manager at a private accounting firm where he led and managed a team of professionals who provided accounting and tax services for a diverse group of clients.

Steven is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).

Steven received his Bachelor of Accounting Degree from St. Joseph’s College.