Rich Lafferty

Richard A. Lafferty, CPA, CIT
Member of the Firm
(973) 994-9494 ext.183 | rich.lafferty@sobel-cpa.com
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Rich Lafferty, a Member of the Firm in the audit and accounting services area of Sobel & Co., is also the Member in Charge of the Firm’s Construction Services Group. While Rich has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, nonprofit, professional services, and wholesale distributors, he has a particularly high level of experience in the construction industry.  Rich has more than twenty years of experience primarily with closely-held businesses.

Credentials and Professional Associations

  • Certified Public Accountant licensed in New Jersey
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Construction Industry Technician in Construction (CIT), awarded in conjunction with Clemson University and NAWIC in recognition of the individual’s ability to meet their criteria as an expert in the construction sector
  • Construction Financial Managers’ Association (CFMA)
  • Frequent author in related construction industry publication as well as a sought after speaker on construction related issues 

Community Involvement and Philanthropy

  • Active in community organizations in the Township of Livingston


  • Graduate of Fairleigh Dickenson University, Madison, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting