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William G. Waters

CPA, Partner

CPA, Partner


William G. Waters, an Audit Partner at Berdon LLP, has more than 25 years of experience advising clients in a variety of business sectors, most notably real estate and related industries, construction, finance, and not-for-profits. Bill has particular expertise in:

  • Financial reporting, including GAAP basis, income tax basis, and certiorari reporting
  • Tax planning and projections
  • Developing financial models to help guide management in their decision-making
  • Evaluating lease arrangements from both the landlord and tenant’s perspective to clarify and refine language and help realize cost savings
  • Planning and structuring joint venture arrangements, including property development
  • Advising on sales and acquisitions to help clients determine whether they make business and economic sense
  • Assisting in obtaining mortgage loans including securitized financial


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Finance Committee, Clay Art Center

Former member, Rye Golf Commission

Former member, Rye Playland Advisory Committee


A graduate of North Carolina State University, Bill received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in accounting and business management. He obtained his license as a certified public accountant in New York in 1984.