Mary Anne Cody joined Mackenzie Hughes in 2000 and became a partner in
2006. She concentrates on financial planning issues for businesses and
individuals. Her areas of emphasis include estate planning, fiduciary
compliance and business tax and succession planning. Mary Anne also consults
with businesses on ERISA employee plan matters including retirement and
welfare benefit plans. In addition she advises in the area of formation,
management and dissolution of not-for-profit entities.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Le Moyne College in
1984, where she majored in Accounting. Mary Anne received her Juris Doctorate
from California Western School of Law in 1991. She also earned her New
York State Certified Public Accountant license in 1986. She was admitted
to the New York State Bar in 1991.
Mary Anne is a member of the Onondaga County, New York State and American
Bar Associations. She is a member of the Le Moyne College Board of Regents,
the former chair of the Vera House Board of Directors, a past director
of Aurora and also a past director Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse.
Prior to joining Mackenzie Hughes, Mary Anne worked as a Certified Public
Accountant with both national and regional accounting firms. Her experiences
ranged from tax compliance to the review of audited financial statement
tax footnotes for public companies, to estate and financial planning for
high net worth individuals.
Mary Anne lives in Camillus with her husband Bill and sons Will and Ned.