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About Us

Our Firm

For years, Germain and Rooney LLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Germain and Rooney LLC's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Germain and Rooney LLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout Trumbull. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Germain and Rooney LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Trumbull's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Trumbull. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Germain and Rooney LLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Joseph P Germain Jr., CPA

Joe is our managing partner. He was born in Bridgeport, graduated from Fairfield Prep in 1952 and Fairfield University in 1956. He was commissioned at graduation and served a stint as an infantry officer in the Marines before beginning his accounting career. Joe is a Past President of the Connecticut Society of CPA's (CTCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Benevolent Fund, NESSCORC (a group comprising the New England CPA Societies), and the Bridgeport Area CPA's. He founded the Nutmeg Group of CPA's, a consortium of nine Connecticut CPA firms sharing wisdom, expertise and education. Joe served as Connecticut's representative on Council, the AICPA's governing body, for eight years. He has served as a Special Master to the Connecticut Tax Court. In addition, Joe is a recipient of the coveted Meritorious Service Award, CTCPA's highest honor. Joe's expertise is small businesses and executive taxation. In addition to his busy professional life, he is currently a Trustee of Albertus Magnus College and serves as their corporate secretary. Throughout his career, he has found time to serve on numerous civic, social and church boards and committees. His hobby is golf, and he can frequently be found pursuing the quest of a better game at Brooklawn Country Club, where he is also a past president. Joe and his wife, Lillian, have two grown children, Laurie and Gregory, and three grandchildren. They have lived in Fairfield for 40 years.

Francis B Rooney III CPA

frooney@germaincpa.com Fairfield University
Certified Public Accountant

Frank is a graduate of Fairfield University and has been a CPA since 1979. Frank earned the CPA.CITP designation in 2007. He is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) and is a member of the Technology Committee of the CTCPA. He is also a member of the Information Technology Section and Tax Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has written articles and presented seminars on technology topics to other members of the CTCPA. Frank is in charge of the firm's technology and is also the Network Administrator. His areas of expertise include small business consulting and planning, individual and small business tax and computer and technology consulting. His client base includes manufacturing, retail, professional and service organizations. In addition to his professional involvement, Frank is serving on the Parish Council and Finance Council of his church, The Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington. Frank lives in Newington with his wife Robin and their sons, Timothy and Jeffrey.

  • Germain and Rooney LLC
  • 799 Silver Ln
  • Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Telephone: (203) 377-2022
  • Fax: (203) 377-0680