Jim Franey

Managing Director

Private equity
High net worth individuals
Stock options

Headshot of Jim Franey, a Managing Director at Tonneson and Co.


Columbia, MD

Jim Franey joined Tonneson in 2016 and currently serves as a highly accomplished Tax Managing Director. With an impressive career spanning over 46 years, Jim brings extensive expertise in high net worth, private equity, and stock options. His specialization lies in high net worth, individual and family office, and tax planning & consulting.

As a CPA, Jim holds a BSA from Bentley University. He is an active member of prestigious accounting organizations such as the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MassCPAs), the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA), and the Howard County Estate Planning Council. Jim’s commitment extends beyond his daily responsibilities, as he finds motivation in providing quality service to clients and mentoring younger staff members.

With his wealth of experience and commitment to excellence, Jim is well-equipped to provide exceptional guidance and support to clients.


Get to know Jim Franey

Outside of his professional pursuits, Jim enjoys spending quality time with his family, engaging in physical fitness activities, traveling, playing Pickleball, and passionately following Boston sports teams. He resides in Ellicott City, Maryland, with his wife Susan, and their English Bulldog, Daisy. Their three daughters and six grandchildren live in the neighboring town, while their son resides in Arizona.