Joseph Lanzi



Business tax
Mergers and acquisitions
Succession planning
State and local taxation

Joe Lanzi


Wakefield, MA

Joe joined the firm’s tax department in 2006, and with over 21 years of professional experience, he’s become a valuable asset as a tax shareholder. Joe’s expertise lies in various areas, including SALT (State and Local Tax), succession planning, and mergers & acquisitions. He specializes in providing advisory services, assisting with mergers and acquisitions, and offering strategic guidance in succession planning and tax consulting.

Joe has had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of industries, from manufacturers and distributors to professional service firms. As a CPA, he holds a BS in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and an MS in taxation from Bentley University. Joe’s commitment to professional development is evident through his membership in prestigious organizations such as the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MassCPAs).

Beyond his professional responsibilities, Joe is actively involved in Tonnesons’ volunteer initiatives. He enthusiastically has supported the Tonneson 5k race, a fantastic event that benefits the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry, showcasing his dedication to giving back to the community.

Joe is a well-rounded professional who excels in his tax expertise while also making a positive impact on his community.

Get to know Joseph Lanzi

When Joe isn't immersed in the world of taxes and philanthropy, he cherishes quality time with his family. He finds joy in coaching his children's sports teams and embraces an active lifestyle through golfing, mountain biking, and running. Joe's commitment to mentorship extends to his role as a mentor for high school students in the Malden Catholic High School alumni association. His passion for sports, outdoor adventures, and family time truly reflects his vibrant and dynamic personality. Whether you're seeking tax advice or a friendly face on the field, Joe is the go-to person you can rely on.