Our Principals

Marvin Weinstein

President

Marvin Weinstein has been an owner in Weinstein & Wohlafka CPAs, P.C. since its inception in 2015. He was the senior partner in the predecessor firm of Schooler, Weinstein, Minsky & Lester, P.C. which was founded in 1975. Marvin graduated from Queens College in 1955 and received his CPA certificate in 1962.
He is a member of the AICPA and the NYS Society of CPAs. He lives in East Meadow and has three children, one of which is an officer of the firm, and five grandchildren. He has over 50 years of experience in accounting and tax preparation.
Marvin's unique approach to his accounting practice is in the way he treats all his clients as family. He does not simply prepare tax returns for clients. He discusses tax planning, estate planning, investment options and retirement planning. For his business clients he has extensive knowledge for the use of various pension plans currently available. He is always available to answer any client questions and can often be found tethered to his office telephone.

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Rick Weinstein

Vice President

Richard Weinstein is an officer in the firm of Weinstein & Wohlafka CPAs, P.C., as he was in the predecessor firm of Schooler, Weinstein, Minsky & Lester, P.C. He graduated from SUNY-Binghamton in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He continued his studies at Adelphi University while earning a Master of Arts in Psychology in 1988, and then an MBA in Accounting in 1992. He received his CPA certificate in 1995, and is a member of the NYS Society of CPAs.

Richard resides in Woodbury, New York. He has three teenage children, and is very involved in all aspects of their busy lives. His two daughters, Alexa and Nicole, show a love of dance and gymnastics respectively, and his son Zack has followed his father's lifetime love of playing hockey. Richard serves as one of the coaches on his son's team.
Richard enjoys interacting with his various clients in a broad array of fields, and particularly relishes the fast-paced world of tax season. He takes a hands-on approach while focusing on tax planning for all of his personal and business clients. He has developed an expertise in handling various small businesses in many diverse fields such as construction and apparel, and dealing with the challenges they face in a competitive martketplace.

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Walter Wohlafka

Secretary/Treasurer

Walter Wohlafka has been an owner in Weinstein & Wohlafka CPAs, P.C. since its inception in 2015. Previously he was a member of the predecessor firm of Schooler, Weinstein, Minsky & Lester, P.C. since 1985, and became a partner in 1999. He graduated from Nassau Community College in 1973 with an Associate of Science Degree in Accounting. Walter continued his accounting education at Hofstra University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting in 1975. He obtained his CPA certificate in New York in 1982.

Walter is a member of the NYS Society of CPAs, the AICPA, and the CW Post Tax Institute. Walter lives in East Northport, New York, with his wife May, and has two married daughters. One daughter teaches music in Virginia, and the other is a professor of mathematics in South Carolina. He enjoys traveling and sports. The experience that Walter has acquired during his career enables him to provide his clients with the complete range of tax and accounting services that small businesses need today. He provides these services while maintaining an overall focus on tax planning, as well as a hands on personalized approach. Walter's clients are varied, but he has developed significant expertise in the construction and real estate industries.

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