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Farrar Gates & Green, LLC serve as a valued partner for individuals and businesses for comprehensive general accounting. With a combined 65 years of financial services experience, our partners offer seasoned and high-integrity leadership in financial services and accounting practices. We maintain the latest technology in tax preparation and planning tools and are committed to being a benchmark provider for our clients.


Steve Farrar is a 35-year veteran of accounting and financial planning services and is one of the more trained and diversified professionals in his trade. As a Certified Public Accountant, Steve has an extensive background serving as a partner at a mid-sized accounting firm and holds a masters degree in taxation from Bentley College. His fresh perspective and strong commitment to building lasting relationships serve as a valuable asset to his clients and helped Steve earn the distinction of being named a Five Star Wealth Management Professional by Boston Magazine in 2011, 2013, 2017, 2018, and again in 2022. Steve is also a sought after Certified Financial Planner, a Personal Financial Specialist, and a member of the Financial Planning Association who offers in-depth financial planning foresight and counsel. Steve is a native of Marblehead, Massachusetts and is also a Notary Public.

Anthony Gates is Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner®, Personal Financial Specialist and a Registered Investment Advisor.  Anthony has 25 years of experience in the accounting and tax profession servicing small to mid-sized clients in a wide range of industries.  He is regarded as the firm’s pre-eminent tax specialist providing tax consultation to Individuals, Corporations, Partnerships, Trusts and Estates.  He is committed to providing strong and lasting relationships with his clients.  Anthony’s exemplary background is further enhanced by his more than 14 years of experience in the financial services industry specializing in investment management and financial planning.  Anthony is a graduate of Merrimack College, a native of Danvers and resides in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Derek Green is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an extensively-trained Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with over 20 years of experience. Green’s unique acumen gives the firm added expertise in individual and business taxation as well as providing in depth analysis for estate and gift planning and litigation support for business valuations, marital dissolution and partnership matters. He is also a master of popular accounting software packages and provides in-depth QuickBooks consulting and implementation strategies for all types of businesses from manufacturing to retail. Derek is a graduate of Salem State College and a lifelong Middleton, Massachusetts resident.

About our partners

All of the partners of Farrar Gates & Green, LLC are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

and of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).