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.
STEPHEN FARRAR, MST, CPA, PFS, CFP®
Steve Farrar is a 30-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 and for 2017. 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.
DEREK GREEN, CPA, CVA
Derek Green is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an extensively-trained Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with over 15 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.
ANTHONY GATES, CPA, PFS, CFP®
Anthony Gates is Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner®, Personal Financial Specialist and a Registered Investment Advisor. Anthony has 21 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 11 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 Massachusetts and resides in Beverly, Massachusetts.
PAUL COUTURE, CPA
Paul Couture joined Farrar, Gates & Green in 2017 as a senior accountant and calls upon his extensive education to lend sound accounting principles to the practice. Paul is an expert in Taxation and is instrumental building financial statement compilation, preparing tax returns for a ranging client base as well as providing consulting for many small businesses and self-employed clientele. As Senior Accountant, Paul is a key firm asset providing consistency in service and support. Couture earned his Masters Degree from Bryant College and
his Bachelor's degree from Salem State University. Paul is a native of the North Shore.
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).