Mr. Frank Aquilino

Associate Dean | Dean's Office | Feliciano School of Business


Telephone: 9736553306

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 290E


Frank Aquilino is the Associate Dean for the Feliciano School of Business. Since joining the School of Business in 1978, he has taught and developed courses at the graduate and undergraduate level and actively served the School and university in many and various ways, including: spearheading three major revisions of academic programs and departmental self-studies, coordinating the implementation of a Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Accounting and directing the department’s involvement in and contribution to the School’s AACSB accreditation. He has led search and selection committees for Montclair State’s Chief Financial Officer, University Controller and outside auditors, and in 2010, was named Chair of the Business School’s Graduate Performance Review Committee.

Frank has also chaired or hosted a number of conferences, committees and task forces for professional organizations including the New York (NYSSCPA) and New Jersey Societies of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the American Accounting Association and the National Business Education Association. He sits on the AICPA’s governing council and is past president of NYSSCPA ‘s Staten Island Chapter.

As a practicing Certified Public Accountant and instructor for the Becker and Person/Wolinsky CPA reviews, Frank brings real-time professional experience to his teaching and managerial roles at the Feliciano School of Business. He has been a contributor to The Newspaper of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and a board member and Treasurer of the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Frank received an MBA in Finance and a BA in Accounting from St. John’s University.

Areas of Expertise

Taxation for Individuals
Tax Accounting
Financial Auditing
CPA Education and Development


  • MBA, Finance, 1974, St. Johns University
  • BA, Accounting, 1965, St. John's University

Refereed Publications

  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2017). Worldwide vs. Territorial Tax Systems - Examining the Loopholes. Appleton, Wisconsin. NATP TAXPRO Quarterly Journal (Fall 2017). 24 ( 3). (pp. 31-38).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2017). Measuring the Goodwill and Noncontrolling Interest Under the New Consolidation Accounting Standards. London. Journal Financial Reporting and Accounting (August 2017). 15 ( 2). (pp. 198-207).
  • Lin B., Romero S., Jeffers A., Aquilino F., DeGaetano L., (2017). Are Sustainability Rankings Consistent Across Rating Agencies?. New York, NY. CPA Journal.
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2017). Update on E-Business Tax. New York, New York . TAXES - The Tax Magazine, a CCH publication (February 2017).92 (2). (pp. 21-26 (A CCH publication, February 2017)).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2016). Corporate Inversion - The Current Status of Affairs. Appleton, Wisconsin. TAXPRO Quarterly Journal (Winter 2016). (pp. Winter 2016, p. 25-33.).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2016). Income Stripping Strategies Between States. New York, New York. Practical Tax Strategies (November 2016), Thomson Reuters Publication.97 (5). (pp. 201-208).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2016). State Income Tax on "Economic Nexus" of Internet Commerce, a CCH publication. Chicago, Illilnois. Journal of Internet Law (October 2016). (pp. 12-21).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2016). The Updated Status of Internet Commerce Tax Law. Chicago, Illinois. Journal of Internet Law, a CCH publication .20 (2). (pp. 3-13 (August 2016)).
  • Yang J., Aquilino F., (2016). Corporate Inversion Strategies Versus Anti-Inversion Treasury Regulaltions. New York, New York. TAXES - The Tax Magazine, a CCH publication .94 (8). (pp. 47-53 (August 2016)).
  • Aquilino F., Jeffers A., (2014). Important Aspects of the New Tax Law - Good News & Bad News. . Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.2014 (2). (pp. 1-28).
  • Aquilino F., Jeffers A., (2012). Are Tax Incentive Programs Really Beneficial to the Economy?. Seton Hall, NJ. Publications of New Jersey's Business Faculty.11 (pp. 10).
  • Aquilino F., Jeffers A., (2012). Did The Economic Stimulus Act Really Stimulate The Economy?. South Carolina. Academy of Business Research Journal.1 (2012). (pp. 61-74).
  • Aquilino F., Jeffers A., (2011). Are Tax Incentive Programs Really Beneficial to the Economy?. . Review of Business Research.11 (3). (pp. 33-43).

Published Proceedings

  • Lin B., Romero S., Jeffers A., Aquilino F., DeGaetano L., (2016). Sustainability Rankings - Are They Consistent Across Rating Agencies (Abstract only). (pp. 1082-1083). Montclair, New Jersey. 14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED). Refereed
  • Aquilino F., Jeffers A., (2012). Impact of the Economic Stimulus Act on Accountants and Auditors.. . 2012 AAA Emerging and Innovative Research Proceedings (Abstract only). Refereed

Awards and Honors

  • Silver Wheaton Best Paper in Financial Economics, Academy of Business Research (2011)
    Best Paper received by Frank Aquilino and Agatha Jeffers entitled: "Did the Economic Stimulus Act Really Stimulate the Economy"


  • "The Implications of Recent Tax Disputes in Europe" submitted to "Taxes". Co-author Professor James Yang