BUILT FOR THE UNEXPECTED. AND THE EXPECTED. SAN LEANDRO OFFICE

You’ve got goals to reach, a business to grow, and the inevitable challenges along the way. We get it. That’s why we’re here. Over the last 30 years, our approach has been unwaveringly simple: to offer a partnership that invests in your future. At Bay Landing Tax & Consulting, we offer the full-spectrum of tax & accounting services, representation, and support you and your business need. We like numbers – but more importantly we love putting them to work for you.

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Bernardo Murillo

Director

Bernardo Murillo attended Santa Clara University where he received a Bacherlor’s in Accounting. His 16 years of corporate and individual tax consulting experience has spanned across Big 4 firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to owning his tax practice, Left Coast Tax Services, which he owned the past 6 years before merging into Bay Landing Tax. Bernardo enjoys the relationships he’s developed over the years with his clients on a personal level, which has allowed him to be seen as a trusted advisor to them in these sometimes murky seas. In his free time, his passion is to play roller hockey, which his family frowns upon due to its many risks, and softball. Bernardo is also a die-hard sports fan and enjoys catching a live game when the opportunity arises.

Patrick Sangiacomo

Principal

Pat is proud to be a second-generation San Franciscan. He graduated from Santa Clara University in 1980 with a degree in accounting and took his first public accounting job in Eugene, Oregon with a very large local firm. Returning to Bay area in 1982, he married and settled in Pleasanton and raised three children. Pat became a certified public accountant in 1983. He began working with a local San Leandro CPA firm where he became partner in 1989. In 1993, he formed a new firm, Chinn/Sangiacomo. When his partner retired in 2012 the firm became Sangiacomo Group, AC. He specializes in tax and accounting services with small to mid-sized businesses, primarily in construction. manufacturing and professional services and commercial insurance brokers. Pat enjoys spending time with his adult children and new granddaughter. He enjoys fishing and believes there is nothing better than catching and releasing a fish larger than himself. Panama and Alaska are his favorite locations to visit.

Brian Leung

Senior Tax Manager

Brian is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California and received both his Bachelor’s in Agricultural Business and Master’s in Taxation from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Prior to joining Bay Landing, he spent seven years as a public accountant providing tax planning and compliance services at PwC and Armanino. He has experience working with C Corps, pass-through entities, and individuals and enjoys the multitude of different tax scenarios that each client brings. Outside of the office, Brian is an avid sports fan, enjoys traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Neha Pabla

Tax Manager

Neha is a CPA with over 5 years of tax and accounting experience in the public sector. She graduated from California State University, East Bay with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. She is currently working towards obtaining her Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Her areas of expertise include passthrough entities and Individuals. She values client relationships and enjoys learning about their financial backgrounds as well as discussing current and future financial goals. When she is not in the office, she enjoys traveling, renovating, working on DIY projects, and spending time with family.

Cindy Silvia

Senior Tax Advisor

Cindy has been an Enrolled Agent since 1995. She graduated from California State University East Bay with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She has worked the last 15 years for Sangiacomo Group as an accountant. In her off time, she spends time at her husbands family property up north. She enjoys gardening, snow and water skiing and doing varies activities with her kids and husband.

Dominic Sangiacomo

Tax Advisor

Dominic "grew-up" in his father's boutique CPA firm where he developed a love and appreciation for small businesses. He attended Boise State University in Idaho where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in both Accounting and Finance. Since graduation, Dominic has over 5 years of experience working in the industry and enjoys assisting clients in all types of businesses. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, the outdoors, golfing, and spending time with his dogs.

Andrew Pearlstein

Tax Advisor

Andrew Pearlstein attended Boise State University in Boise Idaho where he received his Bachelors in Accounting and Finance and a Master’s in Accounting. Andrew has 3 years of tax and attestation experience with the Sangiacomo Group in San Leandro California. Andrew enjoys working closely with clients to help grow their business’. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and hiking with his dog, Linus.

Sharon Tamala

Senior Business Advisor

Sharon was born and raised in Hawaii. As a young adult in Hawaii she learned bookkeeping. Sharon moved to California (East Bay) and began working in a CPA Firm as a para-professional. With 44 years of experience in Public Accounting, Sharon truly enjoys the challenge of working on complicated accounting projects. In her free time she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.

Heidirenee Murray

Office Manager

Heidirenee is a seasoned Office Manager, working at the Sangiacomo Group the past 6 years but several fortune 500 and family owned businesses prior. She attended St. Mary’s College in Moraga, graduating from the Paralegal Program, working several years in Criminal, as well as Trust/Estate law firms. She enjoys interacting with our clients, getting to know them and being able to assist them with their questions and concerns, easing the struggles of “tax-time”. In her free time, she enjoys going to the ocean or having get togethers with her family, friends and her dog Chloe.