Mary Anne Reilly is a founding shareholder in the firm of Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. Prior to founding Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, Mary Anne was a partner in the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen LLP. She is an honors graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She joined Arthur Andersen in 1978 after two years with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in Chicago. She became a manager in 1981 and a partner in 1987. In 1994 she assumed the leadership of Andersen’s Central Florida Tax Practice. She was also responsible for Andersen’s Florida Federal Business Tax Practice. Mary Anne has thirty-seven years of experience serving clients in various industries including real estate, agribusiness, manufacturing and publishing. She has worked with private and public companies, tax-exempt organizations and high net worth individuals. Mary Anne has lectured extensively on a number of topics dealing with different aspects of taxation. She has been actively involved in the community and is currently serving on the board of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.
Charles H. Fisher, Jr.
Charlie is a founding shareholder in the firm of Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. and is in his twenty-third year of public practice. Prior to the formation of the new firm, Charlie was a manager in the Private Client Services practice of Arthur Andersen’s Florida Market Circle Tax Division, having joined the firm in January 1994. He received his A.B. in History from Princeton University and his M.Acc. degree in Taxation from the University of South Florida. Charlie has deep experience in the area of individual, estate and trust taxation and personal financial planning. His interests in individual taxation and the analysis of investments have also led to a focus on investment taxation issues and tax efficient charitable giving. Charlie also has experience in addressing wealth transfer matters of concern to the individual taxpayer, and took his Masters level elective tax coursework in estate and gift tax planning and advanced partnership taxation. He also has extensive experience in tax compliance for trusts, estates, partnerships, S corporations and individuals. Charlie is an investment advisory practitioner at Reilly, Fisher & Solomon. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, having completed a rigorous three examination series on investment theory and mathematics, and has had continuous involvement in engagements involving the rendering of investment advice throughout his career. Charlie is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Florida. He is a member of the AICPA’s Personal Financial Planning Division, and has also been designated by the AICPA as Accredited in Business Valuation and as a Personal Financial Specialist. He has also earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner. Charlie has passed the NASD Series 2 & 65 examinations. Charlie is also actively involved in business valuation at the firm. In his career he has performed many appraisals, and also has experience defending such appraisals before the IRS at the examination level and at the Appeals Office level. Charlie has been published in Valuation Strategies magazine, co-authoring the article “Valuation Discounts on Family Limited Partnerships: Why the Nature of the Underlying Assets Shouldn’t Matter” (Jan/Feb 1999). Charlie is a former Chairman of the Board of the Tampa Bay Chapter American Red Cross. He is a member of the Planned Giving Committee of the Tampa General Hospital Foundation and has in the past served as a board member of the Tampa Connection, the Princeton Club of Tampa Bay, and the Alumni Executive Committee of Berkeley Preparatory School. Charlie is also currently First Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council, and Treasurer of the Florida Ornithological Society. He is married to Elizabeth Fisher, twenty-three years, and they have four children. Charlie has been a resident of Tampa since childhood.
Martin B. Solomon
Martin B. Solomon is a founding shareholder in the firm of Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. Prior to founding Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, Marty was a partner in the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen LLP. He is an honors graduate of Lehigh University (1965) and received an MBA degree from the University of Michigan (1966). As a full-time tax practitioner for 50 years, he has had extensive and varied experience in federal and state tax matters, with particular emphasis on personal financial and estate planning, partnerships and charitable giving. His specific industry experience includes retail, real estate and distribution. Marty is a member of the Personal Financial Planning Division of the AICPA and has been accredited by the AICPA as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). Marty has completed the NASD Series 2 and 65 exams and is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative in the state of Florida. Marty has been an expert witness on accounting and tax matters in Federal and Florida courts as well. He is the author of the chapter entitled Death and Retirement of Partners which is included in Matthew Bender’s Federal Tax Service and has written articles for The Journal of Real Estate Taxation, The Journal of Partnership Taxation, The Journal of Taxation and Valuation Strategies. He also taught partnership taxation for the Master of Taxation program at the University of South Florida. Marty has been very active in civic affairs, including the following:
Chairman of the Board of Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Chairman of Lowry Park Zoo Board of Trustees
Board of Governors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Southeast Regional V.P. and Alumni Board of Lehigh University
Board of the Hillsborough County Division of Emergency Medical Services
Florida Bar Grievance Committee
Treasurer and Executive Board member of the local Anti Defamation League (ADL)
Board of Tampa, Orlando, Pinellas Jewish Foundation
President of Rodeph Sholom Synagogue
Treasurer of Real Estate Investment Council
Marty has also served on and chaired the investment committees of the TOP Foundation, the Lowry Park Zoo and the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.
Arlin is a shareholder in the firm Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. Prior to joining the firm, Arlin was a senior tax associate in the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen, LLP. Arlin has experience serving clients in a variety of industries, with a focus in real estate development, construction, and agriculture. Arlin also specializes in serving nonprofit organizations. Arlin is a graduate of Florida State University, where he received a degree in accounting. Arlin is a Florida CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the FICPA Federal Taxation Committee. He is currently involved in various charitable and civic projects, as a board member and Treasurer of both the Tampa Interbay Rotary Club and the Tampa Bay Little League.
Tomislav (Tom) Loncar
Tom joined Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. at its inception in the Spring of 2002. Tom was promoted to a manager position with the firm in 2003, and was admitted as a shareholder in 2006. Before joining the firm Tom worked at Arthur Andersen as a senior staff accountant for six years, joining Andersen in September 1996. He graduated from Florida State University with his Accounting and Finance degree in 1996 and is a Florida CPA. Tom has nineteen years of experience providing excellent client service in various industries. His experience is in individual and trust income taxation, taxation of closely held businesses including partnership and S corporation taxation, personal financial planning and investment advisory services. Tom has lived in Tampa for nineteen years since his graduation from Florida State. He has been married to his wife, Julia, for sixteen years. Tom and Julia have triplets who were born in November 2009. Tom is active in Tampa civic life, and volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay doing special projects and assisting in after school programs.
Michele Sciandra joined Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A. in February 2004. Michele was promoted to tax manager in January 2010 and was admitted as a shareholder in the firm in January 2015. Michele is a graduate of the University of South Florida, where she received a degree in accounting in 2003. Michele is a Florida CPA since 2009 and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Appraisers. Michele has substantial experience in the area of individual, estate and trust taxation and serving nonprofit organizations. She also has extensive experience in tax compliance for trusts, estates, partnerships, S Corporations and individuals. Michele is actively involved in business valuations at the firm and she has substantial experience assisting and preparing many business appraisals.