Michael P. Cragin Jr. started his career with the Governmental Services Department of the Firm in 2007, and was elected Partner July 1 2023. His areas of focus are audits of authorities, bridge commissions, municipalities, and school districts. He is licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant, Registered Municipal Accountant, and Public School Accountant. In addition, he has also been certified by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services as a Certified Municipal Finance Officer. He earned his B.S. in accounting and legal studies from Drexel University. He is a resident of Medford Lakes, Burlington County, with his wife Taylor and his children Michael, Declan and Leighton.
Mr. Cragin is currently responsible for managing the audits of seven authorities, five municipalities, and six school districts, most of which are subject the requirements of the Single Audit Act. He has worked on the audits for Burlington County Bridge Commission, Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission and the Delaware River and Bay Authority, all of which included audits of E-Z Pass toll collection systems. He also has extensive experience in the preparation of arbitrage calculations for debt issues.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
- New Jersey Registered Municipal Accountants Association (RMAA), Member
- New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), Member