OAKLAND OFFICE

The Oakland office was established in 1946 by Leo Helzel, an Oakland attorney and CPA, in a small office near 14th and Broadway. The current 475 - 14th Street location is home to twenty staff and is growing.  Brenda Colburn Jemmot serves as head of our Oakland office.

Oakland City Center

475 14th Street
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

Ph: (510) 893-6908

Fax: (510) 873-0977

Oakland City Center

475 14th Street
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

Ph: (510) 893-6908

Fax: (510) 873-0977

< Oakland Office

Patricia Romero

CPA / Tax Manager

Pat joined RINA in January 2008 as a Tax Manager in the Oakland office. A Bay Area native, Pat joined the United States Air Force to "see the world" before returning home and receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1990. She worked on agricultural cooperatives and wineries with Deloitte & Touche, manufacturing, foreign sales corporations, and tax exempt organizations at Grant Thornton, and individuals and real estate partnerships at Mowat, Mackie and Anderson.

Pat’s experience includes performing and supervising tax engagements in various industries. She has valuable experience in many areas of taxation, with an added emphasis on pass-through entities and their individual owners.

Focus
  • Taxation of Not-for-Profit Entities
  • Real Estate Partnerships - Construction, Residential and Commercial Rentals
  • High Net Worth Individuals and their Trusts, Investment Partnerships and Private Foundations
Industries
  • Real Estate
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses

Patricia Romero

CPA / Tax Manager

Pat joined RINA in January 2008 as a Tax Manager in the Oakland office. A Bay Area native, Pat joined the United States Air Force to "see the world" before returning home and receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1990. She worked on agricultural cooperatives and wineries with Deloitte & Touche, manufacturing, foreign sales corporations, and tax exempt organizations at Grant Thornton, and individuals and real estate partnerships at Mowat, Mackie and Anderson.

Pat’s experience includes performing and supervising tax engagements in various industries. She has valuable experience in many areas of taxation, with an added emphasis on pass-through entities and their individual owners.

Focus
  • Taxation of Not-for-Profit Entities
  • Real Estate Partnerships - Construction, Residential and Commercial Rentals
  • High Net Worth Individuals and their Trusts, Investment Partnerships and Private Foundations
Industries
  • Real Estate
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Closely Held Businesses

Credentials

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Science Degree, 1990

CPA License, 1996

Golden Gate University, Master in Taxation, 2002

Organizations

California Society of Certified Public Accountants