Richard A. Saso, CPA

Rich joined Caldwell Sutter Capital in 2010. Prior to that he owned and operated his own broker-dealer and investment advisory business since 1985. Many of Rich’s investment advisory clients originated from his CPA practice. He has been a licensed California CPA since 1977. His forty plus years’ experience
include retirement, tax and financial planning, accounting and income tax preparation. He is experienced in personal, estate, trust, partnership, LLC, C-Corp and S-Corp tax-preparation.

Rich manages his investment advisory portfolios from the Caldwell Sutter Capital San Ramon office. He routinely renders advice and counseling in the areas of investment planning, tax, financial and estate-planning. His investment clients include individuals, trusts, IRA rollovers, SEP, Roth and traditional IRA’s and 401-k accounts. He holds Series 4, 6, 7, 22, 24, 27, 51, 53 & 63 licenses.

Providing a continuity of service and support for his valued clientele was a motivating factor for Rich to join forces with Caldwell Sutter Capital.

In the last 10 years, Rich has developed a substantial practice as a forensic accountant related to family law matters. Rich serves as an expert witness and provides litigation support for local attorneys. He assists family law courts in tracing unreported income; tracing diversion of community funds, determining
division of community property issues, evaluating marital standard of living, and calculating tax consequences related to divorce settlements. While working in this capacity he also analyzes support issues, develops income, expense and cash-flow analysis, and evaluates stock options and sources of
income and expenses.

He is a former director of Tri-Valley Community Bank, now owned by Heritage Bank of Commerce. He is also a former director of the Danville Chamber of Commerce.


  • A.I.C.P.A
  • CA Society of C.P.A.’s
  • A.I.C.P.A. Forensic & Valuation Services Section
  • Financial and Operations Principal
  • General Securities Principal
  • General Securities Representative
  • Investment Banking Representative
  • Municipal Securities Principal
  • Municipal Securities Representative
  • Operations Professional

Phone  | (925) 275-9111

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