Meet the Owner
Jacob Barr, CPA/ABV/CFF CVA ABAR is principal of BVF Advisory LLC and BARR CPA LLC, a full service certified public accounting firm with offices located in Ridgewood, New Jersey and a satellite office in Long Island, New York. He specializes in business valuation, litigation support services - including financial investigations, income determination, fund flow tracing, forensic accounting, fraud examination, and related tax consulting and financial planning.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Jacob was accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The ABV credential is conferred upon CPAs who have demonstrated the skill, education, and experience necessary to satisfy stringent requirements. There are fewer than 2,500 credentialed ABVs in the United States. He also received his credentials as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics and Accreditation in Business Appraisal Review (ABAR) from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Jacob also received his credential as a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor from the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors.
With over 30 years of experience, Jacob is frequently called upon as a technical resource in various litigation actions. He has consulted and provided services in matters including complex business valuations, due diligence analysis, fraud examinations, and matrimonial proceedings, damage assessments, lost profit calculations, shareholder disputes, insurance claims analyses, and complex IRS tax litigations.