We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.


Pat Rivelli

Pat Rivelli earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Montclair State University and graduated with honors. She began her career as an auditor for Price Waterhouse and subsequently transitioned to the private accounting industry where she performed accounting duties in a supervisory role for Emerson Radio.

Pat began working as a tax accountant for Clarizio and Associates in 1988. In 2003 she was admitted to the partnership and the firm was renamed, Clarizio & Rivelli. She was a partner at Clarizio and Rivelli for eight years before founding Rivelli & Associates LLC. The entire professional staff from Clarizio & Rivelli joined Patricia at her new firm.

Through years of dedicated service, Pat Rivelli has maintained and grown her client base and she looks forward to a continued professional relationship with each of her clients. She is member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA) and National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP). Pat is an Enrolled Agent who is eligible to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.

Maria Kvetkus

Maria is a graduate of Kean University. During her three decades of tax preparation experience, she has worked at Clarizio & Rivelli Associates and D & A Associates. Concurrently, she worked for 24 years in the hotel industry, processing payroll and handling the accounts payable for the property.


Mary Knehr

Mary received a degree in Accounting from Montclair State University. She worked with Pat at Clarizio & Rivelli Associates for 5 years before joining Pat at Rivelli & Associates.