Mr. Larry DeGaetano

Instructional Specialist | Accounting and Finance | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 372
Telephone: 973-655-7457
Email: degaetanol@montclair.edu

Education

  • MBA, Finance, 1987, New York University, New York, NY
  • BS, Accounting, 1978, Fordham University, New York, NY

Professional Experience

  • Larry DeGaetano, CPA, Sole Practitioner. (2009 - Current).
  • Adjunct Professor, Pratt Institute. (2000 - Current).
  • Senior Faculty Member, Keller Graduate School of Management. (2008 - 2016).
  • Senior Consultant, Park Li Group. (2007 - 2014).
  • Assistant Vice President, Metlife Inc.. (1982 - 2007).
  • Senior Auditor, Continental Insurance Company. (1981 - 1982).
  • Senior Auditor, KPMG. (1978 - 1981).

Consulting

  • Technical/Professional Work, Sole Practitioner, Roselle Park NJ. ( - Present). Accounting and Financial Services on consulting basis.
  • Management Consulting, Park Li Group, Ltd., New York, NY. ( - Present). Management services on consulting basis.
  • Training/Education, CPE Inc., Broomall, PA 19008-4098. ( - Present). Consulting – Seminar Leader

Honors and Awards

  • Professors Appreciation Dinner , Muslim Students Association (MSA) – Montclair State University. (April 2017).
  • Bright Ideas Research Award , New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) and the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.
  • Wohl Publishing Best Paper in Accounting , Academy of Business Research. (September 2011).

Refereed Published Articles

  • Romero, S., DeGaetano, L. (2018). Sustainability Reporting and Brand Value – Greenwashing or commitment?. International Journal of Decision Sciences, 9 (1),
  • Romero, S., Jeffers, A., Lin, B., Aquilino, F., Jeffers, A. (2018). Using ESG Ratings to Build a Sustainability Investing Strategy. The CPA Journal, (July 2018), pp. 37-50.
  • Romero, S., Lin, B., Jeffers, A., Aquilino, F., DeGaetano, L. (2017). Are Sustainability Rankings Consistent Across Rating Agencies?. NYSCPA,
  • Romero, S., Lin, B., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2016). Sustainability Practices in European Versus U.S. Corporations - Is the Divide Getting Closer?. International Journal of Data Analysis and Information Systems,
  • Jeffers, A., Romero, S., Lin, B., DeGaetano, L. (2016). Ethical Implications of Sustainability Initiatives in Corporations. International Journal of Decision Sciences, 7 (1), pp. 27-37.
  • Lin, B., Romero, S., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2015). Sustainability Reporting Standards: Who should be in Charge?. Today's CPA, September 2015 pp. 40-43.
  • Lin, B., Jeffers, A., Romero, S., DeGaetano, L. (2015). Sustainability (green) initiatives and company’s value – an examination of S&P 500 U.S. companies. International Journal of Society Systems Science/Inderscience, 7 (3), pp. 181-197.
  • Romero, S., Lin, B., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2014). A Comparison of Sustainability in European and U.S. Corporations. International Journal of Data Analysis and Information Systems, 6 (2), pp. 81-90.
  • Romero, S., Lin, B., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2014). An Overview of Sustainability Reporting Practices. CPA Journal, 84 (3), pp. 68-71.
  • Jeffers, A., Lin, B., Romero, S., DeGaetano, L. (2014). Is It Time for Companies to Capitalize on Sustainability?. CPA Journal, 84 (3), pp. 6-10.
  • Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2013). Is There a Relationship between Sustainability (Green) Initiatives and a Company's Value? (Won the 2014 "Bright Idea Award"). International Journal of Data Analysis and Information Systems (IJDAIS), 5 (2), pp. 105-116.
  • Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2012). Impact of Sustainability Issues on Corporate Financial Reporting & Ethical Behavior. Journal of Applied Financial Research, 1 (2012), pp. 83-96.
  • Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2011). The Relationship Between Sustainability Initiatives and The Corporation's Bottom Line. Journal of International Management Studies (JIMS), 11 (2), pp. 12-21.

Books & Chapters Published

  • Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L., Lin, B., Romero, S. (2014). Sustainable (Green) Initiatives in Corporations. (pp. 2426-2442). Hershey, PA: Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization.

Published Proceedings

  • Lin, B., Romero, S., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L., Aquilino, F. (2016). Sustainability Rankings - Are they Consistent Across Rating Agencies? (abstract only). : American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Conference. Refereed
  • Lin, B., Romero, S., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2016). Sustainability and Company's Value - A Follow-Up Study of S&P 500 U.S. Companies (Abstract only). Montclair, New Jersey: 14th International Confeence of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED). Refereed
  • Romero, S., Lin, B., Jeffers, A., DeGaetano, L. (2016). Sustainability Practices in European Versus U.S. Corporations - Is The Divide Getting Closer? (Abstract only). Montclair, New Jersey: 14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED). Refereed
  • Lin, B., Romero, S., Jeffers, A., Aquilino, F., DeGaetano, L. (2016). Sustainability Rankings - Are They Consistent Across Rating Agencies (Abstract only). Montclair, New Jersey: 14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED). Refereed
  • DeGaetano, L. (2014). Is There a Relationship Between Brand Value and Corporate Transparency?. Mahwah, New Jersey: International Conference of Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America ( BAASANA), Ramapo College. Refereed