Ms. Patricia Villano

Instructional Specialist | Accounting and Finance | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 369
Telephone: 973-655-3747
Fax: 201-768-5011


Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Estate Planner® with own accounting practice in northern NJ. MBA degree with accounting concentration received from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Past President of NJ Society of Certified Public Accountants (Bergen Chapter). Teaching experience includes both undergraduate and graduate level classes at various NY/NJ colleges and universities. Accounting positions held at large and mid-sized public firms, along with years of service in private industry. Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics/Statistics. Member of AICPA, NJSCPA, NSA, NATP, and numerous Estate Planning Councils.


Accounting & Taxation<br>Statistics<br>Financial Accounting<br>Managerial Accounting<br>Managerial Statistics<br>Contemporary Accounting Theory<br>Financial Statement Analysis<br>Managerial Finance


  • Other, Estate Taxation, 2009, The American College, Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Accounting and Business Administration, 1994, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • BS, Mathematics and Statistics, 1983, Cook College/Rutgers University

Professional Experience

  • Professor of Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University. (September 2012 - Current).
  • Controller, East Ridge Construction Co., Inc.. (1997 - Current).
  • Certified Public Accountant, Patricia J. Villano, CPA LLC. (1994 - Current).
  • Professor of Accounting, St. Thomas Aquinas College. (August 2010 - 2012).
  • Professor of Accounting, Dominican College. (2008 - 2012).
  • Accountant/Accounting Advisor, Montelican Publishing. (June 2011 - March 2012).
  • Controller, Suburban Glass and Mirror. (1980 - 2009).
  • Professor of Accounting, William Paterson University. (2008 - 2008).

Honors and Awards

  • Commendation Awards , New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
  • National Honor Society , Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society.

Refereed Published Articles

  • Villano, P., Lipari, J. (2020). Trust Matters: Navigating the Ins and Outs of Trusts. TaxPro Journal (NATP - National Association of Tax Practitioners), 27 (1 / 2020), pp. Pages 6 through 17.
  • Villano, P., Lipari, J. (2017). Gift Taxes - An Overlooked Law. TAXPRO Journal,