Gerard (“Jerry”) T. Mazurkiewicz CPA

Gerard (“Jerry”) T. Mazurkiewicz



Tax Advisory Group

At a glance

Jerry provides income and estate tax planning services to a variety of high wealth clients. He also works with a number of closely held companies providing business and succession planning services. He joined Dopkins & Company, LLP in 2004 after a two-year retirement as a tax partner of the Buffalo office of a Big 4 international tax and accounting firm where he had served for over 30 years. At the time of his retirement in 2002, he was the partner in charge of the upstate New York and Albany tax practices.

Principal Areas of Expertise

  • Business consulting
  • Corporate taxation
  • Estate tax consulting
  • Income tax consulting
  • Privately-held companies
  • Manufacturing
  • Retirement and estate taxation
  • Succession planning
  • State and local taxation


  • B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional affiliations

  • Estate Analysts of WNY
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants- Buffalo Chapter, past president

Community Service

  • Jerry and Barbara Mazurkiewicz served as Co-Chairs for the 2017 Catholic Charities of Buffalo Annual Appeal.
  • Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation – Board Member, Past Chairman
  • Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Advisory Council – Chairman
  • Kaleida Health Investment Committee – Member
  • Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo – Board Member, Board Vice Chair and Executive Committee Member
  • Sisters of St. Francis – Member of the Development Advisory Council and the Investment/Finance Advisory Committee
  • American Red Cross – Buffalo Chapter – Clement Trustee, Past Board Chairman
  • Kaleida Health Foundation – Board Member
  • D’Youville College – Trustee and Chairman of the Finance Committee
  • Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo – Board Member and Chairman of the Finance Committee
  • University of Buffalo Foundation – Member Board of Trustees

Awards and Achievements

  • Listed, Who’s Who in Banking and Finance, published by Business First of Buffalo
  • Recipient, Leadership Buffalo Service Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Gordon R. Gross Award (2017)
  • Mr. Mazurkiewicz was named to the Business First of Buffalo Power 250 List for 2017.
  • Recipient, Michael H. Urbach, CPA Community Builders Award (2014). The honor, which recognizes exemplary achievements of a certified public accountant who serves on the board(s) of directors of charitable organizations, is co-sponsored by New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA).
  • Trocaire College – 2009 Reflections Award
  • Kaleida Health – 2008 Spirit Award
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society -2003 Service to Mankind Award
  • Canisius College – 2002 Accountant of the Year
  • Cystic Fibrosis – 2002 Commitment to a Cure Award
  • KPMG Foundation-2001 Chairman’s Award for Volunteerism
  • Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation – 2000 Burt P. Flickinger, Jr. Award for Volunteerism

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Audience with Honorees. Presented by the University at Buffalo School of Management, this virtual event will feature honorees from 20 years of annual awards banquets and provide an extraordinary learning opportunity for attending students (November 2020).

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