Page 16 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • March 4, 2009 F O CUS on Franklin Lakes Businesses Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc. Michael Marcus, CPA, MST rior to opening his own practice in 1990, Mr. Marcus worked eight years in the Tax Department of a “Big 4” International CPA firm. That was followed by four years as the tax director for a regional CPA firm in Northern New Jersey. The primary emphasis of the practice is dealing with the “life cycle” events affecting closely held businesses, professional practices, emerging businesses, and individuals. Some of the areas of expertise include: tax planning, IRS representation, estate planning, and business valuations. Other services provided include: tax return preparation, monthly and quarterly accounting, payroll, computerized accounting systems, and consulting services. Mr. Marcus has a B.S. from Northeastern University and a Master’s in Taxation from C.W. Post School of Professional Accountancy, Long Island University. He is MIchael Marcus a member of the NY & NJ CPA Societies. Mr. Marcus has lectured extensively in the areas of tax planning, business acquisitions, and estate planning in front of groups from major financial institutions, hospitals, and civic organizations. His office is located at 851 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes, NJ. Phone (201) 560-0130. P ifty years ago, the Villani family established a home building business serving northern New Jersey. Today, Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc. continues to thrive in Franklin Lakes. Michael Villani, owner for the last 23 years, is using his decades of experience to construct custom homes for individuals throughout Bergen County, including Franklin Lakes, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, Allendale, and Alpine. Homeowners who want to upgrade their existing properties also call on Villani and Sons to carry out custom home renovations. And when the need for more space arises, Michael and his staff are ready to construct an addition or add a level to make any home more spacious and comfortable. Villani and Sons staff members are on hand, managing each project from start to finish. The company also provides framing for other builders. With 30 years of framing experience, the experts at Villani and Sons are able to review blueprints with a practiced eye, and may recommend modifications to streamline the construction process or the homeowners’ ease of use. Villani and Sons believes quality is key to the success of every project, and Michael and his staff take their time to get each job done right. For more information about Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc., call Michael at (201) 651-0063. F Successful Chamber event Another successful Business Card Exchange was hosted by the Franklin Lakes Chamber of Commerce. For further information e-mail or visit